In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(group)comisión femininegovernment commission — comisión gubernamental
- the European Commission — la Comisión Europea / de las Comunidades Europeas
2(for sales)comisión femininesalesmen receive 5% commission — los vendedores reciben el 5% de comisión / una comisión del 5%
- a basic salary plus commission — un sueldo base más (la) comisión
- to sell sth on commission — vender algo a comisión
- before noun commission charge — comisión
3.1(task, responsibility)cometido masculine
- Graduates not only receive a Bachelor of Science degree but also a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
- I resigned my commission and joined the Army National Guard after retiring from a career in finance.
- He decided to resign his commission in the British army and became the first librarian of the Belfast Society for the Promotion of Knowledge.
- He fled France disguised as a woman and was given a commission in the imperial army in 1683.
- When the War of Independence breaks out, Harry joins Washington, and George, who is in the British army, resigns his commission rather than run the risk of fighting against his brother.
- Phil Winskill undertakes commissions of all kinds, including repair and restoration.
- A cowardly Jonah fled from God's commission to preach to the Ninevites.
- But their reward was fast-track promotion and a good chance of a commission as an engineer officer.
- During World War I, veterinarians won commissions to manage the large population of horses used by the military.
- He went from being a lieutenant in the Soviet ‘Red’ Army to earning a commission in the U.S. Air Force, and has never looked back.
- MacSween's first introduction to the world of customer service came in 1987, after he had completed a short commission as a Royal Navy gunnery officer.
- Warrant Officers will also be encouraged to take a commission and make their way through the ranks.
- When Parrish tried to resign his commission, the Army told him it was too late.
- Fletcher, along with the treacherous Terrill, is given a commission to hunt down Josey and Jamie.
- Following ordination he served in Shepparton and in a team ministry in Maryborough, central Victoria and then accepted a commission as an Army Chaplain in the ARA.
- After graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1947, he received his commission in the Army Air Corps.
- He received a Regular Army commission as lieutenant and assistant surgeon at the end of 1886 and over the next several years served in several frontier posts.
- The 35-year-old claimed the remarks and attitude of her superior officer prevented her from gaining a regular commission in the Army and ended her career in 1999.
- The pirate manages to convince King William III to give him a commission to guard a valuable treasure ship traveling to England.
- He sees opportunities in the corporate and hospitality market in which the firm has already undertaken commissions for events such as the Scottish Politician of the Year.
- The court heard Cpl Fox was being fast-tracked for a commission with the Army after joining up at 28.
- Unfortunately, he got drunk after receiving the sacred instruments of his commission and fell asleep by the roadside.
- Did you know that you might be an ideal candidate for becoming an officer through a direct commission?
- Approximately 250 qualified candidates will attend the school on their way to earning reserve commissions as second lieutenants.
- Before Murdoch sailed, Fisher, now the Australian prime minister, gave him an official commission to report on the progress of the Gallipoli campaign.
- Izzet luxuriated in his roving midfield commission and City could have been two up in the first 10 minutes.
- In 1969, he applied for Officer Candidate School and earned a commission as an Infantry officer.
- When the act passed the next year, she became the first non-Medical Corps woman to receive a commission in the Regular Army.
- I may not have realised all the dreams and hopes I had in my youthful idealism, but I have Jesus and his commands and his commissions.
- Effective immediately, I have tendered the resignation of my commission to the Army of the United States.
3.2(for music, painting, building)encargo masculinecomisión feminine Latin Americashe got a commission to design a hotel — le encargaron el diseño de un hotel
- I have turned down four other commissions in order to do yours.
- The Venetian government and the confraternities were the most significant patrons, and their commissions to Venetian artists created a Venetian stylistic tradition.
- In December 1894 Mucha became famous with a commission for a poster for the actress Sarah Bernard.
- He moved to Paris in 1767, and after a couple of years had become so popular that he received regular commissions to write two or three operas a year for various theatres.
- Sutherland accepted a commission to paint a Crucifixion for a church in Northampton.
- While a variety of moulds are available, new ones are often made as special one-off commissions if requested.
- The firm, which specialises in bespoke commissions in stainless steel and solid timber, will celebrate its first birthday in June.
- Equipped with an English degree and a dossier of poetry, she used to move in circles with short-story writers and poets until she stumbled on a commission to write her first play.
- His interpretation of Constructivism made him internationally famous, with commissions from all over the world.
- As well as large and small private commissions, they undertake corporate projects, particularly the decoration of show homes.
- The first warning I got from Mil when I landed the commission to write my first book was ‘don't read your reviews.’
- Shortly before Angela's death he took the Four Seasons commission, a major project.
- The foundry was also responsible for many local commissions, including York's first gas lamps and the railings for St Leonard's Place.
- Recent repertoire has included works by resident choreographer Myers, as well as choreography and commissions by artists Miller, King, and others.
- The shows on offer include seven world premieres and five new special commissions, as well as various eye-catching and imaginative ventures on the visual arts front.
- It was only after health problems five years ago that he took early retirement and began painting again, using his business contacts to get commissions.
- Local painter Fiona Curran has her own website detailing all her latest commissions, projects and CV.
- His massive cycle of mass Propers, built round plainchant melodies, was composed partly in response to the Konstanz commission, partly for use by the imperial chapel choir.
- This has given the company a solid base on which to expand - selling silver goods wholesale to some of Europe's most prestigious jewellers and undertaking all manner of commissions.
- Fix, the product of this prestigious commission, will be performed at New Moves, the Glasgow-based international choreography festival.
- Cumbria Country Council asked Goldsworthy to undertake a major landscape commission in 1996.
- Original dark wood panelling and elaborate cornicing are complemented by a patchwork-style velvet bedspread - an original commission by artist Jo Stewart.
- Later he worked as composer-in-residence at Glasgow's Tron Theatre, an invaluable experience as far as his later film commissions were concerned.
- He believes the 6ft 6in painting was a special commission by the Levy family, probably wealthy members of the Jewish community in Leeds.
- The renowned sculptor Bob Allen, famous for commissions at Canary Wharf and of the late Queen Mother, will launch the event on Saturday with a private preview.
- An integral part of the redevelopment is an impressive series of site-specific art commissions by contemporary artists.
- For her premiere commission, she ‘wrote what I knew about’, her experience of working in inner-city primary schools.
- Since choreographing Underland in Sydney, Stephen has been undertaking commissions in Sweden, Denmark, France and England through to 2005.
- The Glasgow-based artist will travel with his dealer, Matthew Flowers, to Italy in June, where he will meet with Catholic officials to discuss the commission.
- Le Corbusier, a staunch atheist, at first had refused to accept the commission to rebuild the chapel.
- He has done a small number of private commissions but has undertaken no major painting work.
- Here, then, Alberti is speaking to would-be patrons and laying the groundwork for enlightened and responsible artistic commissions.
3.3(office)masculine cargoMilitary grado de oficial masculinemasculine nombramiento
4(use)servicio masculineto be in/go into commission — estar/entrar en servicio
- to be out of commission — estar fuera de servicio
- to take sth out of commission — retirar algo del servicio
5formal(of offense)perpetración feminine formalsins of commission and omission — pecados de obra y omisión
- ‘Funding will have to come from various sources, primarily from funding bodies like the lottery commission and so on,’ he said.
- The commission praised the authority as well as picking up on a few criticisms, and the council have admitted there is still lots to be done.
- Mercosur is run by a Common Market Council and an executive body supported by various commissions.
- The commission, the inspection body for the health service, has undertaken only 15 such reviews nationally in nearly four years - none previously in Yorkshire.
- A similar exercise has been performed again in the form of official and voluntary facts-finding commissions and other investigative reports.
- An official commission will investigate the case.
- The commission has the authority to summon anyone, including state officials without the approval of the president.
- However, according to the BBC report, the review's recommendation for two separate bodies to replace the commission, will not be implemented.
- He said he would ensure that the pay commissions and negotiating bodies covering public sector pay would be told to move towards regional pay.
- A British government official told the UN commission for human rights last week that a public inquiry would be held into the murder, but that most witnesses would give evidence in private.
- The commission reworked official figures which showed that the level of pensions savings in Britain had been ‘seriously overestimated’.
- Dr Liz Kernohan, who will represent the district's directors of public health on the commission, welcomed its creation.
- The White House turned over 12 of the documents to the commission yesterday, officials said.
- Business interests were incorporated more fully into commissions and advisory bodies.
- Minority community representatives should be included in all government-appointed educational bodies and commissions.
- The commission is an independent body set up in 1999 to consider alleged miscarriages of justice.
- The duo propose to set up a commission to examine the authorities thoroughly, and they call for reforms in procurement and in government ethics.
- UN officials highlighted initiatives, including the establishment of a new human rights body and a peace-building commission to help nations emerging from war.
- Chairman Tony Hams said the authority had accepted the commission's finding and had already put in place new systems within the planning system to bring it up to scratch.
- The commission is the latest body to complain about access to administration documents.
- Most agents charge profit-related commissions of up to 7.5 per cent annually but this should lower the annual fees.
- There is a commission charge of 1 per cent of value on each ATM transaction.
- Besides a hefty 6-figure income, Daniel also worked on commission, getting a percentage of the money from a sale.
- At the same time, several securities brokers are offering discounts on commission charged for online trades, which is attractive to those who trade frequently.
- The majority of financial advisers are still paid on a commission basis by the life assurance companies to sell insurance, investment and pension products.
- Some owners are now registering their properties with independent agents who charge lower commissions or a flat fee to sell the property.
- Estate agents charge commission of about 7 per cent and a nominal legal fee of around €120 is usually charged.
- Football agents are paid mighty commissions on huge sums of money, often earned as middle men, because chairmen won't, or don't, talk to each other.
- The largest publishers would have their own shops, or agents selling books on commission, in other cities as well as their own.
- In most cases, lenders pay mortgage brokers a commission, which is usually between 0.5 and 1 per cent of the loan amount.
- However, they will be remunerated entirely from the commission paid by financial services companies to advisers in return for placing a customer's business with them.
- The broker earns a commission on this transaction, typically paid by the owner of the list.
- He said a standard 6 per cent commission paid to intermediary brokers on every premium would drive up the new insurer's cost base.
- If you've ever sold a house, you know that real estate agents can charge a commission between 5 and 6 percent.
- Agents earn commissions based on cruise fares, not including port charges, taxes and other fees.
- If they sell on, a South African agent will charge a commission of 7 per cent.
- Customers should not pay more than a 5 per cent charge on all pension contributions on a commission basis.
- After February 28, banks will charge a 0.25 per cent commission on each transaction.
- Both buyer and seller pay the auction house a considerable commission for effecting the transaction.
- It allows them trade their shares for a discounted commission fee of 0.5 per cent.
- Any State was authorized to arrest and bring to justice persons suspected of engaging in piracy, whatever their nationality and the place of commission of the crime.
- Furthermore, the evidence relates to the actual commission of the offence, rather than to an admission to an already completed offence.
- Your Honours, it is our submission that the object of these proceedings is to punish and to impose punishment for commission of offences.
- The punishment, as I noted, flows from the actual commission of a specific crime, the requisite elements of which have been proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
- The penalty for these offences of omission is the same as the offences of commission of which the motorist was suspected.
- Your Honour, the scheme of the legislation, as we say, is dealing with commission of indictable offences.
- The clear and intentional commission of a crime by one party obviously heightens the difficulty of entering into mediation in good faith.
- The commission of any crime with a gun should be viewed as a more serious crime and the punishment should be adjusted accordingly.
- Plus, he got five years for using a firearm during commission of a crime.
- Those charges were commission of a crime with a firearm, abduction of a woman and six charges of rape.
- The Apex Court accepted the contention of the petitioners that mens rea is necessary for commission of offences under these Sections.
- Generally, with isolated and notable exceptions such as impaired driving, the perceived risk of detection for commission of a crime is low.
- The norms are an amplification of the canons of the Code which are to be applied in cases of alleged commission of canonical crimes.
- We have in mind in particular cases where there is a long interval between the date of commission of the offence and the date of conviction.
- Knowledge of race redistributes probabilities about past and potential commission of crimes.
- Considering this cluster of offenders is important when examining the relationship between drug activities and crime commission.
- Managing directors Nigel Jackson and John Mather and operations manager Peter Denton each admitted commission of the offence was attributable to their neglect.
- But does danger to the community mean any more than, another way of saying, risk of commission of further crimes?
- The suspension was prompted by what the SCPO saw as a risk of presumed future commission of criminal offences.
- Income from drug distribution was related to both increased frequency of drug-distribution and violent crime, as well as to the overall commission of crime.
2(writer/artist/researcher) encargarto commission sb to + inf — encargarle a algn que + subj
- we commissioned Victor to paint the portrait — le encargamos a Victor que pintara el retrato
3(painting/novel/study) encargar(painting/study/novel) comisionar Latin America
4Militarynombrar oficialcommissioned officer — oficial (del ejército) — con grado de teniente o superior a teniente
5Nautical(ship) poner en servicio
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