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plural of commission
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as in mandates
the granting of power to perform various acts or duties President Jefferson's commission to Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory

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as in committees
a select group of persons assigned to consider or take action on some matter reported to a UN commission on the AIDS crisis

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commissions

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verb

present tense third-person singular of commission
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as in delegates
to appoint as one's representative plans to commission a deputy to investigate the matter

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“Commissions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commissions. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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