The artist he commissioned, Nancy Gosnell, whom I met in the United States, remembered that Lennon was full of stories.
According to two sources, the firm “commissioned burglaries to obtain material for journalists.”
Newton was commissioned by Pirelli Italia in 1985 to photograph images with Pirelli product placement, a first for the calendar.
And it should have commissioned film directors, not car hacks, to direct its spots.
The article goes on to report that, “Many of the damning reports in the FBI collection had been commissioned by Jacko himself.”
The land, says Renan, who was commissioned to conduct the explorations, is now completely deserted.
I am commissioned to search for property belonging to the crown.
I was commissioned by the king to apprehend the Earl of Huntingdon.
And he has often commissioned his Almoner to find a benefice for me.
A marshal was also commissioned to provide him a table of twenty-four covers, and to defray all the expenses of his household.
mid-14c., "authority entrusted to someone," from Latin commissionem (nominative commissio) "delegation of business," noun of action from past participle stem of committere (see commit). Meaning "body of persons charged with authority" is from late 15c.
1660s, from commission (n.). Related: Commissioned; commissioning.
A fee paid to a broker or other financial agent for negotiating a sale. The fee is based on a percentage of the sale price.