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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mis·sion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commissioned p. pr & vb. n. Commissioning.]
 1. 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.
 2. To send out with a charge or commission.
 A chosen band
 He first commissions to the Latian land.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To appoint; depute; authorize; empower; delegate; constitute; ordain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of military officers; holding by virtue of a commission a
             rank of second lieutenant or ensign or above [ant: noncommissioned]
      2: given official approval to act; "an accredited college";
         "commissioned broker"; "licensed pharmacist"; "authorized
         representative" [syn: accredited, licensed, licenced]