commission


commission
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noun
1 asking sb to do a piece of work for you
ADJECTIVE
private, public
VERB + COMMISSION
accept, get, receive

The firm will accept commissions for most types of architectural work.

During the 1940s he received commissions for several large religious paintings.

give sb
2 official group asked to report on sth
ADJECTIVE
international, national
independent
bipartisan (AmE), joint
federal, government
judicial, official, parliamentary, presidential, royal, state
permanent, standing
special
roving
election, electoral
fact-finding, investigating, investigative
planning
truth (= to find out about human rights abuses)
VERB + COMMISSION
appoint, create, establish, set up

The government has set up a joint commission to consider the problem.

chair, head, preside over
PREPOSITION
commission for

the commission for racial equality

commission on

a commission on domestic violence

PHRASES
a commission of inquiry (BrE)
3 money for selling sth/providing a service
ADJECTIVE
big, high
small
fixed
VERB + COMMISSION
earn, get, receive
pay
charge

That bank charges a high commission for overseas withdrawals.

deduct
PREPOSITION
in commission

She earned $2 000 in commission last month.

on commission

Most of the salespeople are on commission.

commission for, commission on

They get a 10% commission on every encyclopedia they sell.

PHRASES
on a commission basis

to work on a commission basis

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verb
ADVERB
specially

specially commissioned works

newly, recently
PREPOSITION
from

The report was commissioned from scientists in five countries.

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Commission is used with these nouns as the object: ↑architect, ↑article, ↑artist, ↑composer, ↑monument, ↑painting, ↑piece, ↑poll, ↑portrait, ↑report, ↑sculpture, ↑series, ↑study, ↑survey, ↑work

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  • commission — [ kɔmisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; mot du Nord; lat. commissio, de committere → commettre I ♦ Didact. Charge, mandat. ⇒ attribution, délégation, mission. Donner une commission à qqn. Charger qqn d une commission. Exécuter, remplir une commission. 1 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • commission — COMMISSION. s. f. Fait, action, chose commise. En ce sens il n est guère d usage qu en cette phrase, Péché de commission. On l oppose à péché d omission. f♛/b] Il signifie aussi, Charge qu on donne à quelqu un de faire quelque chose. Commission… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • commission — Commission. s. f. v. Fait, action, chose commise. En ce sens il n a guere d usage qu en cette phrase, Peché de commission, qui s oppose à peché d obmission. Il signifie aussi, Charge qu on donne à quelqu un de faire quelque chose. Commission… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Commission — Com*mis sion, n. [F., fr. L. commissio. See {Commit}.] 1. The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating. [1913 Webster] Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness. South. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commission — com·mis·sion n 1: a formal written authorization to perform various acts and duties a notary s commission 2 a: authority to act for, in behalf of, or in place of another b: a task or matter entrusted to one as the agent for another 3 a: a group… …   Law dictionary

  • commission — Commission, Curatio, Delegatio, Mandatum, Epistalma. Commissions de la Cour, Mandata Curiae. Une commission en forme, Authoritas mandati subsignata. La commission de faire les enquestes des parties, Inquirendi prouincia. Bailler commission de… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Commission — may refer to: Commission (remuneration), a form of payment to an agent for services rendered Commission (document), a document given to commissioned officers. Commissioning, a process or service provided to validate the completeness and accuracy… …   Wikipedia

  • Commission — Com*mis sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Commissioned}; p. pr & vb. n. {Commissioning}.] 1. To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commission — [kə mish′ən] n. [ME & OFr < ML commissio, delegation of business (in L, a bringing together in a contest) < L commissus, pp. of committere: see COMMIT] 1. a) an authorization to perform certain duties or tasks, or to take on certain powers… …   English World dictionary

  • Commission I — is a body in the Indonesian legislature, the People s Representative Council. It has similar functions to both the Foreign Relations Committee and the Armed Services Committee in the United States Senate.The MPs in delegation of Commission I s… …   Wikipedia

  • commission — [n1] task, duty agency, appointment, authority, brevet, certificate, charge, consignment, delegation, deputation, diploma, embassy, employment, errand, function, instruction, legation, mandate, mission, obligation, office, permit, power of… …   New thesaurus


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