commission

commission(
kuh
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mih
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (commerce)
a. la comisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She earns a five percent commission on every pair of shoes she sells.Gana una comisión del cinco por ciento por cada par de zapatos que vende.
2. (authoritative body)
a. la comisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The parks and recreation commission bought more trash cans to reduce littering.La comisión de parques y recreación compró más botes de basura para reducir la cantidad de basura en la calle.
3. (order for work)
a. el encargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He received a commission to write weekly articles for the newspaper.Recibió el encargo de escribir artículos semanales para el periódico.
b. la comisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
For her first commission as a freelance writer, she wrote a play for a theater company.Su primera comisión como escritora independiente fue escribir una obra para una compañía de teatro.
4. (position)
a. el grado de oficial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(military)
He received a new commission for outstanding leadership during the war.Recibió un nuevo grado de oficial por su extraordinario liderazgo durante la guerra.
b. el nombramiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It was a great honor for the queen to issue the soldier his commission.Fue un gran honor que la reina le diera al soldado su nombramiento.
c. el cargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The soldier's commission was sanctioned by the federal government.El cargo del soldado fue sancionado por el gobierno federal.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(good working order)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We have to buy a new vending machine for the office because the old one is out of commission.Tenemos que comprar una nueva máquina expendedora porque la antigua está fuera de servicio.
6.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(legal)
a. la perpetración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
The commission of such a crime is punishable by 15 years in prison.La perpetración de un delito así es castigado con 15 años de cárcel.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7. (to hire)
a. encargar
They commissioned the painter to create a mural on the side of the building.Le encargaron al pintor que creara un mural en el lateral del edificio.
b. comisionar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The administration commissioned the new school building by the famous architect.La administración comisionó el nuevo edificio de la escuela al arquitecto famoso.
8. (military)
a. nombrar oficial
The military school graduate was commissioned with the rank of lieutenant.El graduado de la escuela militar fue nombrado oficial con el rango de teniente.
9. (nautical)
a. poner en servicio
The navy needs to repair a few more ships before they can commission them.La marina tiene que arregalar unos barcos más antes de poder ponerlos en servicio.
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commission
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (commerce)
a. la comisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(payment)
to charge commissioncobrar comisión
2. (order)
a. el encargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (investigating body)
a. el comisión f, comité
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
out of/in commissionfuera de/en servicio
4. (military)
a. el nombramiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (order; person)
a. encargar
to commission somebody to do somethingencargar a alguien hacer algo
6. (military)
a.
to be commissionedser nombrado(a)
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commission [kəˈmɪʃən]
noun
1 (committee) comisión (f)
commission of inquiry comisión (f) investigadora
2 (order for work, esp of artist) comisión (f)
3 (for salesman) comisión (f)
to sell things on commission or on a commission basis vender cosas a comisión; I get 10% commission me dan el 10 por ciento de comisión
4 (Mil) (position) graduación (f) de oficial; (warrant) nombramiento (m)
5 (use, service) servicio (m)
to put into commission poner en servicio; to be out of commission estar fuera de servicio; to put out of commission inutilizar; to take out of commission retirar del servicio
6 [of crime] perpetración (f)
transitive verb
1 [+artist etc] hacer un encargo a; [+picture] encargar; comisionar; especially (LAm) [+article] encargar
to commission sb to do sth encargar a algn que haga algo
2 (Mil) [+officer] nombrar; [+ship] poner en servicio
commissioned officer oficial (m)
modifier
commission agent (n) comisionista (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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