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commission

To purchase or arrange the purchase of services, as in a primary care trust commissioning cytology screening services from a pathology laboratory in a particular trust.

commission

Business & health A type of finder's fee set by insurance brokers or agents for selling health plans, built into the premiums paid by the insured. See Biological Stain Commission, Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels, Commission E, Enzyme Commission, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization, National Commission for Certification of Acupuncturists, National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical & Behavioral Research, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Pepper Commission, Pew Commission.

Commission

short for the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.
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Thomas said regular Force members would notice him, as a Commissionaire, taking a lead role in volunteering, and it seemed to encourage them to follow-suit and get Involved in both their military and civilian communities.
Fred writes: I worked at ICI Billingham for 23 years predominately in the research department before moving to the secretary's department and then finally as a commissionaire, ending my career as head commissionaire.
Caption: BELOW: Commissionaire Jose Martins, a Canadian Armed Forces veteran, stands beside his patrol vehicle at the Halifax International Airport.
The UN High Commissionaire for Human Rights Navi Pillay had on Thursday in a press conference on the sidelines of the Vienna nuclear negotiations between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) requested the western negotiating delegations to include human rights issue in Iran in their nuclear negotiations with Tehran in full details.
The uniformed commissionaire examined their documents closely and then refused them entry declaring: "Sorry, I can't let you in without a Thai
She had been working as a commissionaire at the store in the city's Mailbox complex for three months, greeting stars such as Shirley Bassey and pop singer Louise.
He subsequently settled in Coventry and for 38 years worked as a commissionaire at the Standard Motor Company.
Mr Heap was also secretary of the Rabbits Golf Association among his many and varied administrative posts, one of which included him being commissionaire, a post he fulfilled at many Open Golf Championships.
Jenners commissionaire David Brown said: "It had the look and feel of a student prank.
The tour also included the night when a confused front-of-house commissionaire got lost backstage and appeared in his full uniform in the middle of a scene.
Exit tax in Germany in implementing a commissionaire structure;
During the October Crisis in the 1960s, a commissionaire lost his life in an armoury raid.
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