Definitions and translations for "commission"

Definition of commission

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Noun
1. A sending or mission (to do or accomplish something).
It was James Bond's commission to defeat the bad guys.
2. An official charge or authority to do something, often used of military officers.
David received his commission after graduating from West Point.
3. The thing to be done as agent for another.
I have three commissions for the city.
4. A body or group of people, officially tasked with carrying out a particular function.
The European Commission; the Electoral Commission; the Federal Communications Commission
The company's sexual harassment commission made sure that every employee completed the on-line course.
5. A fee charged by an agent or broker for carrying out a transaction.
A reseller's commission
The real-estate broker charged a four percent commission for their knowledge on bidding for commercial properties; for their intellectual perspective on making a formal offer and the strategy to obtain a mutually satisfying deal with the seller in favour of the buyer .
6. The act of committing (e.g. a crime).
The commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism
Verb
7. To send or officially charge someone or some group to do something.
James Bond was commissioned with recovering the secret documents.
8. To place an order for (often piece of art); as, commission a portrait.
He commissioned a replica of the Mona Lisa for his living room, but the painter gave up after six months.
9. To put into active service; as, commission a ship.
The aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1944, during WWII.
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English - English - commission

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n. percentage of profits earned by a salesperson; document that grants certain powers; authorization
v. contract, order; confer rank or authority, empower, authorize
n. commission, committee; board; shopping

English - Spanish - commission

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s. comisión; ganancia porcentual, regalía; encomienda, designación, encargo
v. comisionar, apoderar, delegar, encomendar, licenciar; encargar

English - French - commission

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n. commission, pourcentage; titre, brevet; grade, rang
v. mandater, déléguer un pouvoir

English - German - commission

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n. Kommission; Promotion; Auftrag, Vollmacht
v. beauftragen; zum Offizier ernennen

English - Indonesian - commission

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n. komisi, panitia, pesanan, basi, jabatan perwira, pangkat perwira, pelaksanaan, pembuatan
v. memesan, mempersiapkan untuk berlayar, mengangkat, memberi kuasa kpd

English - Italian - commission

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s. incarico, commissione, mandato; mandato scritto, autorizzazione; autorità, potere; (Mil) decreto di nomina a ufficiale; grado di ufficiale; ordinazione; provvigione; comitato; (Mar; mil) armamento
v. delegare, autorizzare; incaricare; commissionare, ordinare, commettere; (Mar; mil) affidare il comando a; armare

English - Polish - commission

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n. komisja, władza, patent oficerski, zlecenie, doprowadzenie, prowizja, komis, pełnomocnictwo, upełnomocnienie, popełnienie
v. zlecać, mianować, delegować, uzbrajać, zamawiać, zlecić, uzbroić, zamówić

English - Portuguese - commission

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s. comissão; concessão
v. delegar poderes; encarregar

English - Romanian - commission

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n. comisie, împuternicire, mandat, comandă, comision, însărcinare, comitere, înfăptuire, delegaţie, diplomă, brevet, ordin, instrucţiune
v. împuternici, da mandat, însărcina, autoriza, da comandă, inaugura, delega, arma, echipa {mar.}

English - Russian - commission

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с. доверенность, полномочие; заказ; комиссионное вознаграждение, комиссионные; комиссия; патент на офицерский чин, патент на звание мирового судьи; совершение; вооружение; введение в строй судна
г. уполномочивать, поручать; назначать на должность, давать заказ

English - Turkish - commission

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f. görevlendirmek, atamak, yetkilendirmek; ısmarlamak, sipariş vermek; tayin etmek
i. görev, vazife, görevlendirme, atama; terfi, atama belgesi; sipariş, ısmarlama; talimat; komisyon, aracı kârı; heyet, kurul, komite

English - Ukrainian - commission

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n. заручення, замовлення, комісійні, комісія, доручення
v. уповноважувати, призначати на посаду, доручати
a. комісійний

French - English - commission

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(f) n. commission, committee; board; shopping

English - Dutch - commission

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zn. commissie; verlening van een acad. of andere graad
ww. opdracht; benoeming tot officier

English - Greek - commission

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ουσ. προμήθεια, αξίωμα, επιτροπή, διάπραξη, διορισμός, εξοπλισμός
ρήμ. επιφορτίζω

French - Spanish - commission

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1. (achats) recado (m)
2. (argent) comisión (f)
3. (politique) comisión (f); comité (m)

French - German - commission

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n. kommission, nachricht, bestellung, besorgung, aufgabe, provision, maklergebühr, ausschuss, arbeitskreis, auftrag, botengang, maklerlohn, kollegium, gremium, kommissionsgeschäft

French - Italian - commission

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1. (achats) commissione (f)
2. (argent) provvigione (f)
3. (politique) comitato (m); commissione (f); consiglio (m)

French - Portuguese - commission

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1. (achats) tarefa (f); afazeres (mp); dever (m)
2. (argent) comissão (f)
3. (politique) comissão (f); comitê (m)

French - Russian - commission

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n. комиссия (f), поручение (f)

French - Turkish - commission

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[la] komisyon, komite; encümen; simsarlık, komisyon, yüzdelik; komisyonculuk

French - Dutch - commission

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1. (achats) boodschap (f)
2. (argent) commissieloon (n); provisie (f)
3. (politique) commissie (f); comité (n)

English - Arabic - commission

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‏مهمة، وكالة، عمولة، تفويض، مأمورية، لجنة، براءة برتبة ما، السمسرة، جاهز للخدمة الفعلية، سلطة ممنوحة ببراءة، إرتكاب‏
‏فوض، رقى‏

English - Chinese - commission

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(名) 佣金; 任务, 职权, 权限; 委任, 委托; 委员会
(动) 委任, 使服役, 委托制作

English - Chinese - commission

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(名) 傭金; 任務, 職權, 許可權; 委任, 委託; 委員會
(動) 委任, 使服役, 委託製作

English - Hindi - commission

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n. आयोग, कृत्य, दलाली, कार्याधिकार, कमीशन, समिति, आयुक्त-पद
v. नियुक्त करना, ठहराना, अभियान देना, आदेश देना

English - Japanese - commission

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(名) コミッション, 手数料; 委任; 任務; 委員会; 依頼
(動) 権限を与える; 委任する, 委託する; 制作を依頼する; 将校に任命する

English - Korean - commission

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명. 대리 수수료, 수수료; 위임장; 직권, 권한
동. 으뢰하다, 주문하다; 권한을 주다, 위임하다, 임명하다

English - Vietnamese - commission

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n. sự ủy quyền, giấy ủy quyền, việc nhờ cậy, nhiệm vụ, phận sự, lịnh, mạng lịnh, ủy hội, ủy ban, sự vỏ trang, tiền huê hồng
v. sự phạm, ủy thác, ủy nhiệm, đặt mua
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Synonyms for commission
1. order: command, direction, authorisation, authorization, permission, ordinance, injunction, license
2. entrustment: delegation, sending, authorizing, assignment
3. duty: task, function, obligation, office, trust, work, responsibility
4. committee: board, representatives, council, delegation, agency
5. remuneration: royalty, compensation, stipend, payment, fee, salary, indemnity
6. empower: authorise, authorize, order, appoint, assign, bid, dictate, adjure
Verb forms for commission
Present participle: commissioning
Present: commission (3.person: commissions)
Past: commissioned
Future: will commission
Present conditional: would commission
Present Perfect: have commissioned (3.person: has commissioned)
Past Perfect: had commissioned
Future Perfect: will have commissioned
Past conditional: would have commissioned