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commissioning

verb
present participle of commission

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1 to appoint as one's representative
  • plans to commission a deputy to investigate the matter

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3 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to
  • was commissioned to do the biography

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4 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • commissioned him to head the office of veterans affairs

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“Commissioning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commissioning. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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