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commission
Pronunciation: / kɔmisjɔ̃ /

Translation of commission in English:

nom féminin

  • 3 (mission) See examples: faire une commission pour quelqu'un
    to do ou run an errand for somebody
  • 4 (message) See examples: faire la commission à quelqu'un
    to give somebody the message, to pass the message on to somebody
    il pourrait faire ses commissions tout seul!
    he could do ou run his own errands!

also: commissions nom féminin pluriel

Compounds

commission ad hoc

commission d'arbitrage

  • arbitration committee

commission de contrôle

commission des Communautés européennes

  • Commission of the European Communities, EC Commission

commission des comptes

  • (Finance)
    accounts commission

commission d'enquête

Commission européenne

commission d'examen

commission des Lois

  • Law commission

commission paritaire

  • joint consultative committee

commission parlementaire

  • parliamentary committee

commission permanente

commission rogatoire

  • rogatory commission

commission temporaire

  • temporary committee

Idioms

[familier]
faire la petite commission

[langage enfantin]
to do number one (familier)

faire la grosse commission

[langage enfantin]
to do number two (familier)

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