commission


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Synonyms for commission

Synonyms for commission

an assignment one is sent to carry out

Synonyms for commission

a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)

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the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

the state of being in good working order and ready for operation

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a group of representatives or delegates

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

put into commission

place an order for

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charge with a task

References in classic literature ?
Keep the commission, D'Artagnan; the profession of arms suits you.
He took a quill, wrote the name of D'Artagnan in the commission, and returned it to him.
The labours of the insurance commission had come to an end--the report had been received from Venice on that day.
The plot is bought and paid for--the final installment was made up, in part, out of my commissions from you.
My dear, remember the salt vats, and do not be angry with me because my commissions have been heavy.
That pursuit, which in another might perhaps be justly called beneficent, is, in me, a dear and cherished duty; though why a commission should be demanded or needed is, I confess, no less a subject of surprise.
Why this is a commission creating Duncan Uncas Middleton a captain of artillery
Though it is no cause of wonder, that a man whose strength and eyes have failed him as a hunter, should be seen nigh the haunts of the beaver, using a trap instead of a rifle, it is strange that one so young and prosperous, and bearing the commission of the Great Father, should be moving among the prairies, without even a camp-colourman to do his biddings
Pray, madam,' said Mr Dorrit, with a growing fancy upon him as he recovered his importance, that he was in some superior way in the Commission of the Peace; 'pray, madam, may I inquire, for the greater satisfaction of the gentleman whom I have the honour to-- ha--retain, or protect or let me say to--hum--know--to know--Was Monsieur Blandois here on business on the night indicated in this present sheet?
The ordinary power of appointment is confined to the President and Senate JOINTLY, and can therefore only be exercised during the session of the Senate; but as it would have been improper to oblige this body to be continually in session for the appointment of officers and as vacancies might happen IN THEIR RECESS, which it might be necessary for the public service to fill without delay, the succeeding clause is evidently intended to authorize the President, SINGLY, to make temporary appointments "during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session.
The case, detailed in a Civil Service Commission report, is one of more than 100 in recent years involving county employees whose firings or suspensions were softened by the commission.
However, neither they, nor their obvious implication that the conditions in the Stability and Growth Pact should be tightened rather than loosened, are reflected in the current proposals for reform coming out of the Commission.
Two high-level commissions have issued a clear message in the past year: Americans are unintentionally destroying the oceans through pollution, over-development and over-fishing.
The commission requests all members of the Anglican Communion to refrain from any precipitate action, or legal proceedings, which would further harm 'the bonds of communion' in the period whilst it completes its work," the commission said in a communique released after it met for the first time from Feb.
While the commission repeatedly recognized the importance of K-8 education as the foundation for secondary school in both its analysis and its recommendations, its focus remained on secondary education.
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