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English definition of “commission”

commission

noun     /kəˈmɪʃən/
GROUP OF PEOPLE [group] an official group of people who have been chosen to find out about something and say what they think should be done about itGovernment departments and organizations
PIECE OF WORK [C, U] a piece of work such as painting , writing, or making something that is done especially for a particular person Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
MONEY [C, U] a payment given to someone when they sell something, which is directly related to the amount they sell : The staff receive 5% commission on everything that they sell . Many salesmen work on commission.Earning money and money earned
(Definition of commission noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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