Translation of "commission" - English-Spanish dictionary

commission

verb uk /kəˈmɪʃ.ən/ us

A to formally choose someone to do a special piece of work, or to formally ask for a special piece of work from someone

encargar
The newspaper commissioned a series of articles on the worst excesses of the fashion industry.
She’s commissioned an artist to paint her portrait.
noun uk /kəˈmɪʃ.ən/ us

A a group of people who have been formally chosen to discover information about a problem or examine the reasons why the problem exists

comisión
a commission on alcohol abuse/racial tension
The government has set up/established a commission to investigate the problem of inner city violence.

a payment to someone who sells goods that is directly related to the amount sold, or a system that uses such payments

comisión
Is she paid a regular wage or is it on/by commission only?
She gets a 15 percent commission on every machine she sells.

a request to do a special piece of work

encargo
She’s just got a commission to paint Sir Ellis Pike’s wife.
Do you do/take commissions?

(Translation of “commission” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

commission

/kəˈmiʃən/

(business) money earned by a person who sells things for someone else

comisión
The realtor earns a 5% commission on the sale of each house.

an order for a work of art

encargo
a commission to paint the president’s portrait.

an official paper giving authority, especially to an army officer etc

nombramiento
My son got his commission last year.

an official group appointed to report on a specific matter

comisión
a commission of enquiry.
commissionaire /-ˈneə/ noun

(British, old-fashioned) a doorkeeper in uniform

portero, conserje
the commissionaire at the cinema.
commissioner noun

a representative of the government in a district or department

comisario
a police commissioner.
in/out of commission

in, or not in, a usable, working condition

(fuera) de servicio
The ferry is currently out of commission until further notice.

(Translation of “commission” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)