Commission ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Commission ( verb )

  1. To give official authority or power to someone.
  2. To entrust someone with a responsibility or task.
  3. To authorize someone to act on one's behalf.

Origin:

From middle english commission, from old french commission (french commission), from latin commissiō, commissiōnem, from committere ("to commit"), from com- ("together") + mittere ("to sen.d")

Examples:

  1. The government commissioned a study on the impact of the new policy.
  2. She was commissioned to paint a portrait of the president.
  3. The company commissioned me to design a new logo.

(As a noun)

Commission ( noun )

  1. To give official authority or power to someone.
  2. To entrust someone with a responsibility or task.
  3. To authorize someone to act on one's behalf.

Origin:

From middle english commission, from old french commission (french commission), from latin commissiō, commissiōnem, from committere ("to commit"), from com- ("together") + mittere ("to sen.d")

Examples:

  1. The government commissioned a study on the impact of the new policy.
  2. She was commissioned to paint a portrait of the president.
  3. The company commissioned me to design a new logo.
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