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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of commission.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. holding by virtue of a commission a rank of second lieutenant or ensign or above; -- of military officers. Contrasts with
- adj. given official approval to act.
- adj. created according to an order.
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- adj. given official approval to act
- adj. (of military officers) holding by virtue of a commission a rank of second lieutenant or ensign or above
Sorry, no etymologies found.
For Verve Remixed, the label commissioned electronica acts to remix songs as esteemed as Billie Holiday’s “Don’t Explain” and as bizarre as Tony Scott’s “Hare Krishna.”
Later, in another place, a bar full of people collectively read aloud the Freee Manifesto for Guerilla Advertising (after the Revolution) in front of a new bar poster commissioned from the art collective.
Here's one I had commissioned from the Robots & Monsters charitable program thingie last year.
A 70-foot-long gilded screen was commissioned from the noted sculptor Harry Bertoia to separate the public from private offices on the main floor, located on the mezzanine level.
Maroulis came back to Kea to revive a family farm and sail his soultana, a very rare traditional wooden boat he commissioned from a craftsman on the island of Lesbos.
To create this title, Houghton Mifflin commissioned a non-narrative text from Kathleen W. Zoehfeld (not that you'd know her name from the cover or catalog), and then digitally pasted those words over the illustrations from Curious George Takes a Job (and perhaps some other Curious George books by H.A. and Margret Rey).
For decades, Canadian copyright law has vested copyright in commissioned photographs – like school photographs – in the person who commissions the photo.
As with that previous title, Denoël have once again commissioned cover art from Manchu.
In the packaged-foods area a whole set of shelves is devoted to different sizes of empty canning jars that Eataly commissioned from the French glassmaker Saint-Gobain.
HBO once again commissioned a Mosley screenplay to be based on this new collection.