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commissary (ˈkɒmɪsərɪ)
n , pl -saries
1.  (US) a shop supplying food or equipment, as in a military camp
2.  (US) army an officer responsible for supplies and food
3.  (US) a snack bar or restaurant in a film studio
4.  a representative or deputy, esp an official representative of a bishop
[C14: from Medieval Latin commissārius official in charge, from Latin committere to entrust, commit]

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