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commission (kuh MISH uhn) (s) (noun), commissions (pl)
1. The act of granting certain powers or the authority to carry out a particular task or duty: The congressional committee received a commission from the President to investigate the wrong doings of the security agents.
2. An organized group of individuals, often governmental, appointed to investigate questionable activities; such as, irregularities in the construction business: Mary's uncle was appointed by the city commission to determine if the contractors were building the new housing areas according to the standards established by the city council.
3. A fee or percentage allowed to a sales representative or an agent for services rendered: When Alison bought her condominium, she paid a 2% commission to the real estate agent who facilitated the transaction.
4. An official document issued by a government agency conferring a rank on an enlisted person in the armed forces: Silvia's colonel made an official statement that she had received a commission as a sergeant.
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sin of commission (s) (noun), sins of commission (pl)
Doing anything which is forbidden by the law of God: People make a sin of commission when they fail to do the right thing; especially, by not being honest and by being unethical in their behavior towards our Heavenly God and other human beings.
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