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English definition of “commission”

commission

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (GROUP)    /kəˈmɪʃ.ən/
a group of people who have been formally chosen to discover information about a problem or examine the reasons why the problem exists: a commission on alcohol abuse/racial tension The government have set up/established a commission to investigate the problem of inner city violence.Societies, clubs and organizations
(Definition of commission noun (GROUP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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