commissariat


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commissariat

1. (in the former Soviet Union) a government department before 1946
2. 
a. a military department in charge of food supplies, equipment, etc.
b. the offices of such a department
3. food supplies
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Did you say a cock?" shouted the commissariat clerk.
"Yes, he used to get his hair pulled pretty often," roared the commissariat clerk again, swallowing another glass of vodka.
They began poking the commissariat clerk and whispering something to him.
To my thinking that drunken commissariat clerk is a great deal cleverer, anyway one can see that he has addled his brains with drink, but you know, these foreigners are always so well behaved and serious.
Nearly 100 senior police officials from around the Kingdom gathered on Thursday at the General Commissariat of National Police in Phnom Penh to discuss security plans for the upcoming Khmer New Year.
2) through the work of the Special Commissariat for Civic Action (Dac Uy Phu Cong Dan Vu).
La ville d'Illizi abritera du 20 au 24 octobre le festival national de la poesie amazighe, organise par le Haut Commissariat a l'Amazighite (HCA), annonce jeudi un communique du commissariat.
(PAR: AREVA) has sold its majority stake in its Areva TA subsidiary to a consortium of buyers made up of the French government's Agency of State Holdings (Agence des Participations de l'Etat APE), the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (Commissariat A l'A(c)nergie atomique et aux A(c)nergies alternatives CEA) and DCNS, the company said.
(SUNA) - Le commissaire general du commissariat de desarmement, de la demobilisation et la reintegration Dr.

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