a system of municipal government in which all the legislative and executive powers of the city are concentrated in the hands of a commission.
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- commission for racial equality,
- commission house,
- commission merchant,
- commissioned officer,
- commissioner for local administration,
- commissioner for oaths
Origin of commission plan
First recorded in 1915–20
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(in the US) a system of municipal government that combines legislative and executive authority in a commission of five or six elected members
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