There are 2 translations of commission in Spanish:

commission1

Pronunciation: /kəˈmɪʃən/

n

  • 1 c (group) comisión (f) government commission comisión gubernamental the European Commission la Comisión Europea or de las Comunidades Europeas
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    • The commission, the inspection body for the health service, has undertaken only 15 such reviews nationally in nearly four years - none previously in Yorkshire.
    • Minority community representatives should be included in all government-appointed educational bodies and commissions.
    • The commission has the authority to summon anyone, including state officials without the approval of the president.
  • 2 c u (for sales) comisión (f) salesmen receive 5% commission los vendedores reciben el 5% de comisión or una comisión del 5% a basic salary plus commission un sueldo base más (la) comisión to sell sth on commission vender algo a comisión (before n) commission charge comisión (f)
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    • If they sell on, a South African agent will charge a commission of 7 per cent.
    • There is a commission charge of 1 per cent of value on each ATM transaction.
    • Customers should not pay more than a 5 per cent charge on all pension contributions on a commission basis.
  • 3 c 3.1 (task, responsibility) cometido (m) 3.2 (for music, painting, building) encargo (m), comisión (f) (esp AmL) she got a commission to design a hotel le encargaron el diseño de un hotel
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    • He moved to Paris in 1767, and after a couple of years had become so popular that he received regular commissions to write two or three operas a year for various theatres.
    • Equipped with an English degree and a dossier of poetry, she used to move in circles with short-story writers and poets until she stumbled on a commission to write her first play.
    • For her premiere commission, she ‘wrote what I knew about’, her experience of working in inner-city primary schools.
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    • The foundry was also responsible for many local commissions, including York's first gas lamps and the railings for St Leonard's Place.
    • The renowned sculptor Bob Allen, famous for commissions at Canary Wharf and of the late Queen Mother, will launch the event on Saturday with a private preview.
    • Later he worked as composer-in-residence at Glasgow's Tron Theatre, an invaluable experience as far as his later film commissions were concerned.
    3.3 (office) [Govt] cargo (m); [Mil] grado (m) de oficial; (document) nombramiento (m)
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    • I may not have realised all the dreams and hopes I had in my youthful idealism, but I have Jesus and his commands and his commissions.
    • Unfortunately, he got drunk after receiving the sacred instruments of his commission and fell asleep by the roadside.
    • Before Murdoch sailed, Fisher, now the Australian prime minister, gave him an official commission to report on the progress of the Gallipoli campaign.
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    • I resigned my commission and joined the Army National Guard after retiring from a career in finance.
    • He went from being a lieutenant in the Soviet ‘Red’ Army to earning a commission in the U.S. Air Force, and has never looked back.
    • In 1969, he applied for Officer Candidate School and earned a commission as an Infantry officer.
  • 4 u (use) servicio (m) to be in/go into commission estar*/entrar en servicio to be out of commission estar* fuera de servicio to take sth out of commission retirar algo del servicio
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    • The suspension was prompted by what the SCPO saw as a risk of presumed future commission of criminal offences.
    • The Apex Court accepted the contention of the petitioners that mens rea is necessary for commission of offences under these Sections.
    • Furthermore, the evidence relates to the actual commission of the offence, rather than to an admission to an already completed offence.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of commission in Spanish:

commission2

vt

  • 1 1.1to commission sb to + inf [artist/writer/researcher] encargarle* a algn que + subj we commissioned Victor to paint the portrait le encargamos a Victor que pintara el retrato
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    • The Heytesbury Village Hall Development Group commissioned Michael Fowler architects to design the hall and nine houses.
    • Miller commissioned the architect John Kinross to refurbish and extend his home in a manner appropriate to a member of the Edwardian nouveau riche.
    • The former MP had commissioned William Chambers, George III's architectural tutor, and Capability Brown to rebuild his estate, Milton Abbey.
    1.2 [painting/novel/study] encargar*, comisionar (esp AmL)
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    • In the USA, a new US $5million production line was commissioned at the New Century Kansas facility.
    • After a fruitless one-year search, I commissioned the design and production of smile pins.
    • The sculpture was commissioned by O'Connor, formerly of North Cork and now resident in the UK.
  • 2 2.1 [Mil] nombrar oficial commissioned officer oficial (mf) (del ejército) (con grado de teniente o superior a teniente) 2.2 [Naut] [ship] poner* en servicio
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    • The other approach, he says, is to determine what systems or equipment should be fully commissioned based on the impact a failure can have on an organization and its reliability needs.
    • Before the new equipment at Slade Lane is commissioned at Christmas, there will be more weekend closures later in the year to finish it, meaning further disruption.
    • I accept the submission that a contributing factor to the need for extra training was the delay by the contractor in having all the equipment in place, commissioned and operating on time.
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    • He was commissioned into the US army just in time to see action in the final battles of the Mexican war.
    • Brooke's poems were published in 1911, and after a year wandering in the North America and the South Seas, he was commissioned into the Royal Navy.
    • In 1968, he was commissioned as an Infantry officer through ROTC after graduation from the University of Florida.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.