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commis

[ kaw-mee; English kuh-mee ]
/ kɔˈmi; English kəˈmi /
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noun, plural com·mis [kaw-mee; English kuh-meez]. /kɔˈmi; English kəˈmiz/. French.
an assistant, especially to a chef.
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British Dictionary definitions for commis

commis
/ (ˈkɒmɪs, ˈkɒmɪ) /

noun plural -mis
an agent or deputy
adjective
(of a waiter or chef) apprentice

Word Origin for commis

C16 (meaning: deputy): from French, from commettre to employ, commit
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