commission

commission
commission [{{t}}kə'mɪʃən]
1 noun
(a) (authority for special job) mission f; {{}}Art{{}} commande f;
to give a commission to an artist passer une commande à un artiste;
work done on commission travail m fait sur commande
(b) (delegation of authority) délégation f de pouvoir ou d'autorité, mandat m; (formal warrant) mandat m, pouvoir m; {{}}Military{{}} brevet m;
to resign one's commission démissionner;
when he received his commission quand il a été élevé ou promu au grade d'officier
(c) (committee) commission f, comité m;
(d) {{}}Commerce{{}} (fee) commission f, courtage m;
to work on a commission basis travailler à la commission;
I get (a) 5 percent commission je reçois une commission de 5 pour cent;
commission only rémunération f à la commission
(e) {{}}Law{{}} (of crime) perpétration f
(f) {{}}Nautical{{}} (of ship) armement m;
to put a ship into commission armer un navire
2 transitive verb
(a) (work of art, book) commander; (artist) passer commande à;
we commissioned the architect to design a new house nous avons engagé un architecte pour faire les plans d'une nouvelle maison;
we'll have to commission some freelance illustrators nous allons faire appel à des illustrateurs extérieurs
(b) (grant authority to) donner pouvoir ou mission à, déléguer, charger;
to commission sb to do sth charger qn de faire qch;
I was commissioned to investigate j'ai reçu la ou pour mission d'enquêter
(c) {{}}Military{{}} (make officer) nommer à un commandement;
he was commissioned general il a été promu au grade de ou nommé général
(d) (make operative) mettre en service; {{}}Nautical{{}} (ship) mettre en service, armer
3 in commission adjective
(gen) en service; {{}}Nautical{{}} (ship) en armement, en service
4 out of commission
1 adjective
(gen) hors service; (car) en panne; {{}}Nautical{{}} (not working) hors service; (in reserve) en réserve;
you'll be out of commission for six weeks vous serez obligé de suspendre vos activités pendant six semaines
2 adverb
{{}}Nautical{{}} to take a ship out of commission désarmer un navire
►► {{}}Commerce{{}} commission agent commissionaire mf;
commission of inquiry commission f d'enquête;
{{}}Accountancy{{}} commission note note f de commission;
{{}}Administration{{}} Commission for Racial Equality = organisme britannique qui intervient auprès des établissements scolaires et les entreprises pour enrayer la discrimination raciale

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