commission

commission
commission
A n
1 (payment for goods sold) commission f ; to get a 5% commission on each item recevoir or toucher une commission de 5% sur chaque article vendu ; to work on a commission basis ou on commission travailler à la commission ;
2 (professional fee) commission f ; we charge 1% commission on travellers' cheques nous prenons 1% de commission sur les chèques de voyage ;
3 (advance order) commande f (for de) ; to give a painter a commission passer une commande à un peintre ; to work to commission travailler sur commande ;
4 (committee) commission f (on sur) ; commission of inquiry commission d'enquête ;
5 Mil brevet m ; to get one's commission être nommé officier ; to resign one's commission démissionner ;
6 sout (carrying out) (of crime, sin) perpétration f ;
7 (authority to act) mandat m (to do pour faire) ;
8 (mission) mission f ; I have a commission to begin negotiations j'ai pour mission de commencer les négociations ;
9 (operation) to be in commission [ship] être en service ; to be out of commission [ship] être désarmé ; [machine] être hors service ; to put a boat out of commission désarmer un bateau ; he'll be out of commission for the World Cup il ne participera pas à la Coupe du Monde.
B vtr
1 (order) commander [opera, portrait, report] (from à) ; to commission an author to write a novel commander un roman à un écrivain ; to commission an artist to paint a portrait commander un portrait à un peintre ; a commissioned portrait un portrait sur commande ;
2 (instruct) to commission sb to do charger qn de faire ;
3 Mil nommer [qn] à un commandement [officer] ; to be commissioned (as) an officer être nommé officier ; a commissioned officer un officier ;
4 (prepare for service) armer [ship] ; mettre [qch] en service [plane, equipment, weapon system] ; the power station is commissioned for next March la centrale entrera en service en mars prochain.

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