Examples of commissary in a Sentence
will serve as commissary of religious education for the whole diocese
Recent Examples of commissary from the Web
Two food truck owners have teamed up to open a commissary kitchen for food trucks, chefs and other culinary professionals in Locust Point.
Naperville residents LaTasha Strahan and her husband, Steven Garcia, operate The Cookout on Wheels, using a commissary in Carol Stream for prep work.
Aminyar had enough sitting in his commissary account.
ICS, for example, is a subsidiary of Keefe Group, the largest prison-commissary provider in the country.
Those plans include a commissary kitchen, a coffee roasting operation, a public green space and a new restaurant helmed by Greenhill & Co. inside the old Magnet Radiator Works building on Grand River.
Still, Cassano hopes someday the business will grow through other locations, all fed by a central commissary.
The barracks will be built near the base’s main military dining room, Gold Hill Galley, opposite the base commissary and not far from the Lyceum, the base’s first-run, open-air movie theater.
Originally conceived as another outlet for Jessica Koslow’s splendid jams, Sqirl grew into the neighborhood commissary.
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Origin and Etymology of commissary
First Known Use: 1555See Words from the same year
Synonymsassignee, attorney, agent, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, minister, procurator, proxy, rep, representative
Related Wordsambassador, diplomat, diplomatist, emissary, foreign minister, legate, plenipotentiary; alternate, backup, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, stand-in, sub, substitute, surrogate, understudy; informer, operative, spy; broker, distributor, manager; arbiter, arbitrator, comprador (or compradore), conciliator, go-between, intercessor, intermediary, interposer, liaison, mediator, middleman, peacemaker; mouthpiece, point man, point person, prophet, speaker, spokesman, spokesperson
COMMISSARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commissary for English Language Learners
: a store that sells food and basic household supplies on a military base or in a prison
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