in commission
or into commission phrasal 1. under the authority of commissioners 2. of a ship ready for active service 3. in use or in condition for use

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  • in commission — or[into commission] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. On duty or ready to be put on duty by a naval or military service; in active service. * /The old battleship has been in commission for twenty years./ * /It took many months to build the new bomber, and …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in commission — or[into commission] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. On duty or ready to be put on duty by a naval or military service; in active service. * /The old battleship has been in commission for twenty years./ * /It took many months to build the new bomber, and …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in order — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In arrangement; in the proper way of following one another. * /Come to my desk in alphabetical order as I call your names./ * /Line up and walk to the door in order./ * /Name all the presidents in order./ Compare: IN TURN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in order — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In arrangement; in the proper way of following one another. * /Come to my desk in alphabetical order as I call your names./ * /Line up and walk to the door in order./ * /Name all the presidents in order./ Compare: IN TURN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • commission — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin commission , commissio act of bringing together, from committere Date: 14th century 1. a. a formal written warrant granting the power to perform various acts or duties b. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commission — See: IN COMMISSION or INTO COMMISSION, OUT OF COMMISSION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • commission — See: IN COMMISSION or INTO COMMISSION, OUT OF COMMISSION …   Dictionary of American idioms

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