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Commission vs. Administration

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Commissionnoun

A sending or mission (to do or accomplish something).

Administrationnoun

(uncountable) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.

Commissionnoun

An official charge or authority to do something, often used of military officers.

‘David received his commission after graduating from West Point.’;

Administrationnoun

(countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.

‘Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.’;

Commissionnoun

The thing to be done as agent for another.

‘I have three commissions for the city.’;

Administrationnoun

(uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.

‘the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.’; ‘oral administration of insulin’;

Commissionnoun

A body or group of people, officially tasked with carrying out a particular function.

‘the European Commission; the Electoral Commission; the Federal Communications Commission’; ‘The company's sexual harassment commission made sure that every employee completed the on-line course.’;

Administrationnoun

Management.

Commissionnoun

A fee charged by an agent or broker for carrying out a transaction.

‘a reseller's commission’; ‘The real-estate broker charged a four percent commission for their knowledge on bidding for commercial properties; for their intellectual perspective on making a formal offer and the strategy to obtain a mutually satisfying deal with the seller in favour of the buyer.’;

Administrationnoun

An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.

‘The company went into voluntary administration last week.’;

Commissionnoun

The act of committing (e.g. a crime).

‘the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism’;

Administrationnoun

The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction; management.

‘His financial administration was of a piece with his military administration.’;

Commissionverb

(transitive) To send or officially charge someone or some group to do something.

‘James Bond was commissioned with recovering the secret documents.’;

Administrationnoun

The executive part of government; the persons collectively who are intrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.

‘A mild and popular administration.’; ‘The administration has been opposed in parliament.’;

Commissionverb

(transitive) To place an order for (often piece of art)

‘He commissioned a replica of the Mona Lisa for his living room, but the painter gave up after six months.’;

Administrationnoun

The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation; as, the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.

Commissionverb

(transitive) To put into active service

‘The aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1944, during WWII.’;

Administrationnoun

The management and disposal, under legal authority, of the estate of an intestate, or of a testator having no competent executor.

Commissionnoun

The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating.

‘Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness.’;

Administrationnoun

a method of tending to (especially business) matters

Commissionnoun

The act of intrusting; a charge; instructions as to how a trust shall be executed.

Administrationnoun

the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something;

‘he claims that the present administration is corrupt’; ‘the governance of an association is responsible to its members’; ‘he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment’;

Commissionnoun

The duty or employment intrusted to any person or persons; a trust; a charge.

Administrationnoun

the act of administering medication

Commissionnoun

A formal written warrant or authority, granting certain powers or privileges and authorizing or commanding the performance of certain duties.

‘Let him see our commission.’;

Administrationnoun

the tenure of a president;

‘things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration’;

Commissionnoun

A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority; as, a colonel's commission.

Administrationnoun

the process or activity of running a business, organization, etc.

‘the day-to-day administration of the company’; ‘a career in arts administration’;

Commissionnoun

A company of persons joined in the performance of some duty or the execution of some trust; as, the interstate commerce commission.

‘A commission was at once appointed to examine into the matter.’;

Administrationnoun

the people responsible for running a business, organization, etc.

‘the university administration took their demands seriously’;

Commissionnoun

The acting under authority of, or on account of, another.

Administrationnoun

the management and disposition of the property of a deceased person, debtor, or insolvent company, by a legally appointed administrator

‘the company went into administration’;

Commissionverb

To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.

Administrationnoun

the management of public affairs; government

‘the inhabitants of the island voted to remain under French administration’;

Commissionverb

To send out with a charge or commission.

‘A chosen bandHe first commissions to the Latian land.’;

Administrationnoun

the government in power

‘successive Conservative administrations enjoyed a comfortable majority’;

Commissionnoun

a special group delegated to consider some matter;

‘a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours’;

Administrationnoun

the term of office of a political leader or government

‘the early years of the Reagan Administration’;

Commissionnoun

a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary);

‘he works on commission’;

Administrationnoun

(in the US) a department or agency of the government

‘the US Food and Drug Administration’;

Commissionnoun

the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Administrationnoun

the action of dispensing, giving, or applying something

‘the administration of justice’; ‘the oral administration of the antibiotic’;

Commissionnoun

the state of being in good working order and ready for operation;

‘put the ships into commission’; ‘the motor was out of commission’;

Commissionnoun

a group of representatives or delegates

Commissionnoun

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something;

‘the judge's charge to the jury’;

Commissionnoun

an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

Commissionnoun

the act of committing a crime

Commissionnoun

a special assignment that is given to a person or group;

‘a confidential mission to London’; ‘his charge was deliver a message’;

Commissionverb

put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Commissionverb

place an order for

Commissionverb

charge with a task

Commissionnoun

an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group

‘one of his first commissions was to redesign the Great Exhibition building’; ‘he received a commission to act as an informer’;

Commissionnoun

an order for something, especially a work of art, to be produced specially

‘Mozart at last received a commission to write an opera’;

Commissionnoun

a work produced in response to a commission

‘in that year Zeuxis painted his most famous commission’;

Commissionnoun

the authority to perform a task or certain duties

‘the divine Commission of Christ’;

Commissionnoun

a group of people entrusted by a government or other official body with authority to do something

‘a commission was appointed to investigate allegations of police violence’;

Commissionnoun

a sum, typically a set percentage of the value involved, paid to an agent in a commercial transaction

‘he sold cosmetics on commission’; ‘foreign banks may charge a commission’;

Commissionnoun

a warrant conferring the rank of officer in an army, navy, or air force

‘he has resigned his commission’; ‘she intended to apply for a commission in the army’;

Commissionnoun

the action of committing a crime or offence

‘the commission of an arrestable offence’; ‘the errors are of omission rather than commission’;

Commissionverb

order or authorize the production of (something)

‘the portrait was commissioned by his widow in 1792’;

Commissionverb

order or authorize (a person or organization) to do or produce something

‘they commissioned an architect to manage the building project’; ‘he was commissioned to do a series of drawings’;

Commissionverb

bring (something newly produced) into working condition

‘the aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1945’; ‘we had a few hiccups getting the heating equipment commissioned’;

Commissionverb

appoint (someone) to the rank of officer in an army, navy, or air force

‘he was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers’;

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