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Meaning of “out of commission” in the English Dictionary

"out of commission" in British English

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out of commission

If something, such as a ​machine or a ​militaryship, is out of commission it is ​broken or not ​available to be used.
(Definition of out of commission from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"out of commission" in American English

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out of commission

not ​working or no ​longer in use: My ​car is out of ​commission again.
(Definition of out of commission from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “out of commission”
in Chinese (Simplified) (机器、军舰等)坏了的,不可使用的,退役的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (機器、軍艦等)壞了的,不可使用的,退役的…
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