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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Commission

short for the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Applying a sociological concept of an "ideology of moral order" for his analysis, Glanzer concentrates on interaction of the education officials, the CoMission leaders, and the leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church--three major actors in the struggle to replace the communist ideology of moral order "with another moral vision grounded in a particular worldview." His narrative follows closely the relations of these actors, whose activities shaped the entire situation of the moral education in post-Soviet Russia.
Summarizing the achievements and failures of the CoMission's activities, Glanzer gives a very interesting evaluation of the Western evangelicals' involvement in a process to reform a system of moral education in postcommunist Russia.
Protestant evangelicals in CoMission, seeking to proselytize in Russia, anticipated 12,000 missionaries and billed the project as the greatest missionary church-planting effort of the twentieth century.
Most of the Americans who took part in the CoMission programs were not educators but missionaries, and most of their work emphasized evangelism rather than ethics.
The report highlights the growing regulatory chaos created by the rapidly-expanding dietary supplements and fortified food markets, and underlines the fact that the Directives proposed by the Comission will only address a fraction of the problem.
The second note suggests opening criminal case and setting up the joint comission that would probe into the incident.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is holding consultations with all involved government structures now.
The first hand was of The CoMission."(3) Not surprisingly, the willingness of the Russian Ministry of Education to accept The CoMission's helping hand made headlines around the United States.(4) It was a historical moment.
Energy in the Middle East will be the topic of a regional seminar organised by the Energy Charter Secretariat and the European Comission, on 19 June in Damascus.
Here are five Lower Manhattan locations still out of comissions after Hurricane Sandy.

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