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Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.
Roland Allen

Meaning of "commission" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COMMISSION

From Old French, from Latin commissiō a bringing together, from committere to commit.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COMMISSION

commission  [kəˈmɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMMISSION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Commission is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb commission in English.

WHAT DOES COMMISSION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Commission

Commission may refer to: ▪ Commission, a form of payment to an agent for services rendered ▪ Commission, the purchase or the creation of a piece of art most often on behalf of another ▪ Commission, a document given to commissioned officers. ▪ Commissioning, a process or service provided to validate the completeness and accuracy of a project or venture ▪ Project commissioning, the process of assuring that all systems and components of a building or industrial plant are designed, installed, tested, operated, and maintained according to the operational requirements of the owner or final client ▪ Building commissioning, a quality assurance process during and following building construction ▪ Ship commissioning, placing a warship in active military duty ▪ Commissioned officer, who derives authority directly from a sovereign power ▪ Contrast with Non-commissioned officers ▪ Statutory commission, a government authority created by statutes of the...

Definition of commission in the English dictionary

The first definition of commission in the dictionary is a duty or task committed to a person or group to perform. Other definition of commission is authority to undertake or perform certain duties or functions. Commission is also a document granting such authority.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO COMMISSION

PRESENT

Present
I commission
you commission
he/she/it commissions
we commission
you commission
they commission
Present continuous
I am commissioning
you are commissioning
he/she/it is commissioning
we are commissioning
you are commissioning
they are commissioning
Present perfect
I have commissioned
you have commissioned
he/she/it has commissioned
we have commissioned
you have commissioned
they have commissioned
Present perfect continuous
I have been commissioning
you have been commissioning
he/she/it has been commissioning
we have been commissioning
you have been commissioning
they have been commissioning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I commissioned
you commissioned
he/she/it commissioned
we commissioned
you commissioned
they commissioned
Past continuous
I was commissioning
you were commissioning
he/she/it was commissioning
we were commissioning
you were commissioning
they were commissioning
Past perfect
I had commissioned
you had commissioned
he/she/it had commissioned
we had commissioned
you had commissioned
they had commissioned
Past perfect continuous
I had been commissioning
you had been commissioning
he/she/it had been commissioning
we had been commissioning
you had been commissioning
they had been commissioning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will commission
you will commission
he/she/it will commission
we will commission
you will commission
they will commission
Future continuous
I will be commissioning
you will be commissioning
he/she/it will be commissioning
we will be commissioning
you will be commissioning
they will be commissioning
Future perfect
I will have commissioned
you will have commissioned
he/she/it will have commissioned
we will have commissioned
you will have commissioned
they will have commissioned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been commissioning
you will have been commissioning
he/she/it will have been commissioning
we will have been commissioning
you will have been commissioning
they will have been commissioning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would commission
you would commission
he/she/it would commission
we would commission
you would commission
they would commission
Conditional continuous
I would be commissioning
you would be commissioning
he/she/it would be commissioning
we would be commissioning
you would be commissioning
they would be commissioning
Conditional perfect
I would have commission
you would have commission
he/she/it would have commission
we would have commission
you would have commission
they would have commission
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been commissioning
you would have been commissioning
he/she/it would have been commissioning
we would have been commissioning
you would have been commissioning
they would have been commissioning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you commission
we let´s commission
you commission
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to commission
Past participle
commissioned
Present Participle
commissioning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COMMISSION


academician
əˌkædəˈmɪʃən
admission
ədˈmɪʃən
decommission
ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən
discommission
ˌdɪskəˈmɪʃən
Domitian
dəˈmɪʃən
dormition
dɔːˈmɪʃən
emission
ɪˈmɪʃən
intermission
ˌɪntəˈmɪʃən
intromission
ˌɪntrəˈmɪʃən
mission
ˈmɪʃən
omission
əʊˈmɪʃən
permission
pəˈmɪʃən
photoemission
ˌfəʊtəʊɪˈmɪʃən
pretermission
ˌpriːtəˈmɪʃən
readmission
ˌriːədˈmɪʃən
recommission
ˌriːkəˈmɪʃən
remission
rɪˈmɪʃən
retransmission
ˌriːtrænzˈmɪʃən
submission
səbˈmɪʃən
transmission
trænzˈmɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMMISSION

commissaries
commissary
commissaryship
commission agent
commission fee
Commission for Racial Equality
commission of inquiry
Commission of the European Communities
commission plan
commissionaire
commissional
commissionary
commissioned officer
commissioner
Commissioner for Local Administration
commissioner for oaths
commissioner of education
Commissioner of Official Languages
commissionership
commissioning editor

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMMISSION

accession
compassion
compression
confession
conversion
depression
discussion
expression
impression
obsession
passion
percussion
possession
pression
profession
progression
recession
regression
session
succession
suppression

Synonyms and antonyms of commission in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COMMISSION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «commission» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of commission

Translation of «commission» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMMISSION

Find out the translation of commission to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of commission from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «commission» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

委任
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cometido
570 millions of speakers

English

commission
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आयोग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عُمُولَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заказанная работа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

comissão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কমিশন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

commission
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Suruhanjaya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Auftrag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

制作依頼
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의뢰
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Komisi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tác phẩm đặt mua
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கமிஷன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कमिशन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

komisyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

commissione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prowizja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

доручення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

comandă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραγγελία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kommissie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

provision
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oppdrag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of commission

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMMISSION»

The term «commission» is very widely used and occupies the 4.099 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMMISSION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «commission» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «commission» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about commission

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «COMMISSION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word commission.
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Fred Allen
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
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Roland Allen
Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.
3
John Ashcroft
It doesn't help to wait until something happens and then prosecute the offenders, especially if it's the idea of the offender to extinguish himself in the commission of the crime.
4
Lloyd Blankfein
I remember, my first job when I got my working papers at 13 was as a vendor at Yankee Stadium - the old Yankee Stadium, with very steep stairs in the upper decks. It was all commission-based. And I think a soft drink was 25 cents, and I think you got a 10 percent or 11 percent commission.
5
Lindy Boggs
Well, Hale was one of the first people who suggested to President Johnson that there should be a commission.
6
Mary Bono
For years, my colleagues and I - primarily Republicans but also some Democrats - have introduced legislation and written to the FCC asking the commission to cease attempts to regulate the Internet unless given the clear authority to do so by Congress.
7
Alejo Carpentier
I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
8
Paul Cellucci
I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission.
9
Shirley Chisholm
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time... its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
10
John Bates Clark
We cannot afford to have any large section of the business world in doubt whether they have broken the laws or not, and we cannot let the laws become a dead letter through vagueness. In this view it is clear that an administrative commission can render invaluable service.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMMISSION»

Discover the use of commission in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to commission and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National ...
This volume is the authorized edition of the Commission's final report.
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, 2011
2
Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for ...
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is very pleased to present this second edition of Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for Hospitals.
Joint Commission International, 2002
3
The Great Commission to Worship: Biblical Principles for ...
Actively involving the reader, each chapter includes five "life questions" for personal reflection. The book concludes with steps for practical application and ten principles for developing "lifestyle worship evangelism.
David Wheeler, Vernon M. Whaley, 2011
4
The Great Commission: Evangelicals and the History of World ...
The Great Commission provides a substantial historical survey of evangelical missions from eleven different scholars, including prominent evangelical church historians and theologians, who have written extensively on the history of ...
Martin I. Klauber, Scott M. Manetsch, Erwin W. Lutzer, 2008
5
The African Commission on Human and People's Rights and ...
This book not only makes an important contribution to legal scholarship but will serve as a reference work, a textbook and an invaluable practitioners tool.
Rachel Murray, 2000
6
Ubu and the Truth Commission
"Ubu and the Truth Commission" is the full play text of a multi-dimensional theatre piece which tries to make sense of the madness which overtook South Africa during apartheid.
Jane Taylor, William Kentridge, 1998
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Performing South Africa's Truth Commission: Stages of Transition
The success or failure of these commissions has been widely debated, but this is the first book to view the truth commission as public ritual and national theater.
Catherine M. Cole, 2010
8
The International Law Commission's Articles on State ...
Article 55 Lex specialis
United Nations. International Law Commission, James Crawford, 2002
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Benchmarking in Health Care
Benchmarking in Health Care is an updated edition of a JCR best seller that provides organizations with step-by-step instructions to successfully design and implement benchmarking projects in their facilities as part of comprehensive ...
Joint Commission Resources, 2011
10
Assuring Continuous Compliance with Joint Commission ...
The new edition of Assuring Continuous Compliance with Joint Commission Standards: A Pharmacy Guide can help keep you on target with all standards and goals.
John P. Uselton, Patricia C. Kienle, Lee B. Murdaugh, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMMISSION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term commission is used in the context of the following news items.
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Opposition leader Bill Shorten tells royal commission he never …
Mr Shorten was asked about the numbers of Australian Worker's Union members employed by Cleanevent, which the Royal Commission into ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
2
EU Commission Has Grexit Scenario Prepared, Juncker Says
“The commission is prepared for everything,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said after a meeting of euro-area leaders ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
Board shoots down proposal to expand Hillsborough County …
TAMPA — A move to add two Hillsborough County commissioners to the current seven-member commission was soundly defeated by the ... «TBO.com, Jul 15»
4
Nama row: Government under pressure to establish Commission of …
The Government is coming under pressure to establish a Commission of Inquiry into allegations surrounding the sale of NAMA's Northern ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
GE-Alstom Deal: GE Willing To Make Concessions As EU …
General Electric recently received a list of competitive concerns from the EU Commission pertaining to the company's acquisition of majority of ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
6
State commission renounces white supremacist link
ATLANTA-- The chairman of the Georgia Civil War Commission says the state funded group will delink its Facebook page from a white ... «WXIA-TV, Jul 15»
7
Commissioner favors county wheel tax; commission to pick up …
"I've got an opinion," Buskerud said in a commission meeting Tuesday. "We're going to have to implement it. I don't see how you can get ... «Rapid City Journal, Jul 15»
8
Controversy after selection panel announced for new Community …
The commission will report to the police chief and city leaders and directly impact the police department's policies and practices including ... «fox8.com, Jul 15»
9
Greater Waco Sports Commission wants to draw new sporting …
Adam Gloeckner (left) and Caleb Diller warm up for a match at the Waco Regional Tennis Center. The facility could potentially be used for ... «Waco Tribune-Herald, Jul 15»
10
Commission takes first look at budget
The proposed city budget for this fiscal year, which began July 1, is $104.3 million. The City Commission took its first look at the proposed ... «Great Falls Tribune, Jul 15»

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