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English definition of “commission”

commission

verb [T usually passive] (MAKE OFFICER)    /kəˈmɪʃ.ən/ specialized
to give someone the official authority to be an officer in the armed forces : Grandfather was commissioned as Group Captain in the RAF just before the war .Joining or leaving the army
(Definition of commission verb (MAKE OFFICER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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