commissioned


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commissioned

[kə′mish·ənd]
(navigation)
Pertaining to an aid to navigation which, after it has been constructed, tested, and placed in operation, is declared suitable for use by vessels or crafts.
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However, he there luckily met Colia, and commissioned him to deliver the letter to his brother as if direct from Aglaya.
have commissioned you to tell me what you have just stated?
I have been commissioned to meet him, and--to make the best terms I can.
For more than a week preparations were being made, rough drafts of letters to Nicholas from all the household were written and copied out, while under the supervision of the countess and the solicitude of the count, money and all things necessary for the uniform and equipment of the newly commissioned officer were collected.
Shortly after my arrival, she commissioned her maid to conduct me to my room and see that I had everything I wanted; it was a small, unpretending, but sufficiently comfortable apartment.
In recognition of this munificent patronage of the State's languishing industries, the Governor commissioned him a colonel.

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