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1 commission /kəˈmɪʃən/ noun
plural commissions
1 commission
/kəˈmɪʃən/
noun
plural commissions
Learner's definition of COMMISSION
[count] : a group of people who have been given the official job of finding information about something or controlling something : committee
: an amount of money paid to an employee for selling something
[count]
[noncount]
[noncount] formal : the act of committing a crime
: a request or order for someone to do something for money
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : a position of high rank in the military

in commission

or into commission
: able to function properly : ready for use

out of commission

: not able to function properly
often used figuratively
2 commission /kəˈmɪʃən/ verb
commissions; commissioned; commissioning
2 commission
/kəˈmɪʃən/
verb
commissions; commissioned; commissioning
Learner's definition of COMMISSION
[+ object]
: to order or request (something) to be made or done
: to order or request (someone) to make or do something
: to make (someone) an officer in the military
: to make (a ship) officially active and ready for use opposite decommission

— commissioned

adjective
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