commission [kəˈmɪ∫ən]
1. noun
   a. (to artist, composer) commande f
   b. ( = percentage) commission f
• on commission à la commission
• he gets 10% commission il reçoit une commission de 10 %
   c. ( = body of people) commission f
   d. out of commission [ship, equipment] hors de service
2. transitive verb
   a. donner mission à
• he was commissioned to inquire into ... il a été chargé de faire une enquête sur ...
   b. [+ artist] passer une commande à ; [+ book, painting, article] commander
• I was commissioned to paint her portrait on m'a commandé son portrait
   c. [+ officer] nommer à un commandement
• he was commissioned in 1990 il a été nommé officier en 1990
   d. [+ ship] armer
3. compounds
► commissioned officer noun officier m
► Commission for Racial Equality noun (British) commission pour l'égalité des racesEOC, EEOC
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[kə'mɪʃn] 1.
1) (for goods sold) commission f

to get a 5% commission — recevoir or toucher une commission de 5%

to work on commission — travailler à la commission

2) (fee) commission f

we charge 1% commission on travellers' cheques — nous prenons 1% de commission sur les chèques de voyage

3) (advance order) commande f (for de)

to give somebody a commission — passer une commande à quelqu'un

to work to commission — travailler sur commande

4) (committee) commission f (on sur)

commission of inquiry — commission d'enquête

5) Military ≈ brevet m

to get one's commission — être nommé officier

to resign one's commission — démissionner

6) (of crime, sin) perpétration f
7) (operation)

in commission — en service

out of commission — hors service

transitive verb
1) (order) commander (from à)

a commissioned portrait — un portrait sur commande

2) (instruct)

to commission somebody to do — charger quelqu'un de faire

3) Military

a commissioned officer — un officier

4) (prepare for service) armer [ship]; mettre [quelque chose] en service [plane, equipment, weapon system]

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