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English definition of “commission”

commission

noun [C] (WORK)    /kəˈmɪʃ.ən/
a request to do a special piece of work : [+ to infinitive] She's just got a commission to paint Sir Ellis Pike's wife . Do you do/take commissions?Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of commission noun (WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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