Royal Commission

noun

Definition of Royal Commission

  1. :  a group of people chosen by the British government to examine a particular topic or issue and recommend changes in the law a Royal Commission on the death penalty

Word by Word Definitions

royalplay Royal
  1. :  of kingly ancestry

    :  of, relating to, or subject to the crown

    :  being in the crown's service

  1. :  a person of royal blood

    :  a small sail on the royal mast immediately above the topgallant sail

    :  a stag of 8 years or more having antlers with at least 12 points

commissionplay Commission
  1. :  a formal written warrant granting the power to perform various acts or duties

    :  a certificate conferring military rank and authority

    :  the rank and authority so conferred

  1. :  to furnish with a commission : such as

    :  to confer a formal commission on

    :  to appoint or assign to a task or function


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