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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.
(Definition of commission from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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