- 1 countable/numerable (group) comisión (feminine) government commission comisión gubernamental the European Commission la Comisión Europea or de las Comunidades EuropeasMore example sentences
- 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 and u (for sales) comisión (feminine) 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 noun/delante del nombre) commission charge comisión (feminine)More example sentences
- 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 countable/numerable 3.1 (task, responsibility) cometido (masculine) 3.2 (for music, painting, building) encargo (masculine), comisión (feminine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) she got a commission to design a hotel le encargaron el diseño de un hotelMore example sentences
More example sentences3.3 (office) (in government) cargo (masculine); [Military/Militar] grado (masculine) de oficial; (document) nombramiento (masculine)
- 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.
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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.
- 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 uncountable/no numerable (use) servicio (masculine) 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 servicioMore example sentences
- 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.
- 5 uncountable/no numerable (of offense) [formal] perpetración (feminine) [formal] sins of commission and omission pecados (masculine plural) de obra y omisión
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- 1 1.1to commission sb to +
infinitive/infinitivo[artist/writer/researcher] encargarle* a algn que + subjunctive/subjuntivowe commissioned Victor to paint the portrait le encargamos a Victor que pintara el retrato 1.2 [painting/novel/study] encargar*, comisionar (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina)
- 2 2.1 [Military/Militar] nombrar oficial commissioned officer oficial (masculine and feminine) (del ejército) ([ con grado de teniente o superior a teniente ]) 2.2 [Nautical/Náutica] [ship] poner* en servicio
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.