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Definition of "commissions" []

  • Plural form of commission. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commission. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "commissions" in a sentence
  • "Gen Holomisa added the Pretoria Government would not blunt the struggle for democracy by what he termed commissions of inquiry which sought to lessen the impact of the people's desire for full human rights."
  • "Besides, it was clear the Hoskins did have to pay a share-money they called "commissions"-to the working girls that produced the revenue."
  • "But Thiessen's argument in favor of military commissions is revelatory in the sense that it reveals their true purpose -- to give the illusion of due process while actually stacking the case in the government's favor."