commissary

A U.S. government-subsidized, nonprofit food store, operating on a military base. Operates on a non-profit basis and sells products at cost plus a small markup. Also, a centralized food preparation facility which distributes prepared product to stores within an area, ready for sale in in-store bakeries, delis and food service operations.
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commissary

[n] - a snack bar in a film studio 2. [n] - a retail store that sells equipment and provisions to military personnel
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commissary

Representative of another. An ecclesiastical commissary is the deputy of a bishop, by whom the jurisdiction of the latter is exercised in distant parts of the diocese. A military commissary is an...
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Commissary

Com'mis·sa·ry noun ; plural Commissaries . [ Late Latin commissarius , from Latin commissus , past participle of committere to commit, intrust to. See Commit .] 1. One to whom is committed some charge, duty, or office, by a superior power; a commiss...
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commissary

noun a retail store that sells equipment and provisions to military personnel
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Commissary

• (n.) An officer of the bishop, who exercises ecclesiastical jurisdiction in parts of the diocese at a distance from the residence of the bishop. • (n.) An officer having charge of a special service; as, the commissary of musters. • (n.) One to whom is committed some charge, duty, or office, by a superior power; a commissioner. &bul...
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commissary

commissary 1. One to whom a special duty or charge is committed by a superior power; one commissioned to act as representative; a deputy, delegate. 2. An officer or official who has charge of the supply of food, stores, and transport, for a body of soldiers; the building where such supplies of food are available. 3. A store for provisions or othe...
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Commissary

A commissary is a type of government official charged with oversight. In many countries, commissary is used as a police title. It often corresponds to the command of a police station, which is then known as a `commissariat`. In some armed forces, commissaries are officials charged with with overseeing the purchase and delivery of supplies, and t.....
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Commissary

[store] A commissary is a store for provisions. The United States Defense Commissary Agency operates commissaries that are similar to supermarkets, providing service members with most of the same available in the United States regardless of where they are stationed abroad. Commissaries sell primarily grocery articles; other items can be pur...
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