Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of commission.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commission.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Gen Holomisa added the Pretoria Government would not blunt the struggle for democracy by what he termed commissions of inquiry which sought to lessen the impact of the people's desire for full human rights.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Besides, it was clear the Hoskins did have to pay a share-money they called "commissions"-to the working girls that produced the revenue.

    Forbes.com: News

  • But Thiessen's argument in favor of military commissions is revelatory in the sense that it reveals their true purpose -- to give the illusion of due process while actually stacking the case in the government's favor.

    Thiessen's misleading attack on due process

  • Romero added, The only way to make good on President Obama's promise to shut down Guantanamo and end the military commissions is to charge and try the detainees in established federal criminal courts.

    Obama administration delays Guantanamo report

  • Bidders offer to buy some or all of the posted receivables, and the exchange takes commissions from the buyer and seller.

    The Winners, Category by Category

  • September 24th, 2009 Ex-broker gets 2 months for fraudulent tradingBOSTON A former attorney during Prudential Securities Inc. charged with fraudulently trading mutual supports for millions of dollars in commissions has been condemned to dual months in a median house.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Paul Kolnik Benjamin Millepied is booked for the next two years with commissions from the Met, ABT, and other international organizations.

    A Dancer's Whirlwind Moves

  • The 33-year-old dancer/choreographer is booked for the next two years with commissions from the Met, ABT, and other international organizations.

    A Dancer's Whirlwind Moves

  • A compelling room in Palazzo Strozzi is devoted to Bronzino's commissions from the diplomat and poet Bartolomeo Panciatichi, a French-born Italian who developed Protestant sympathies while frequenting the court of François I.

    Bronzino's Medici portraits – review

  • It receives more than $150 million each year in commissions on insurance, mutual funds and prescription drugs sold to its members.

    AARP rent-seeking, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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