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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions;
[syn: commission, commissioning]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Commission \Com*mis"sion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commissioned; p. pr & vb. n. Commissioning.] 1. To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer. [1913 Webster] 2. To send out with a charge or commission. [1913 Webster] A chosen band He first commissions to the Latian land. --Dryden. Syn: To appoint; depute; authorize; empower; delegate; constitute; ordain.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

commissioning n 1: the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions [syn: commission, commissioning]