commissariat [kɔmisaʀja]
masculine noun
• commissariat (de police) police station
• Commissariat à l'énergie atomique Atomic Energy Agency
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nom masculin
1) (local)

commissariat (de police) — police station

2) (commission) commission
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kɔmisaʀja nm
1) (commissariat de police) police station
2) ADMINISTRATION commissionership

le Commissariat à qch — The Commission for sth

le Commissariat à la santé — the Commission for health

le Commissariat à l'énergie atomique — the Atomic Energy Commission

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commissariat nm
1 (local) commissariat (de police) police station;
2 (commission) commission;
3 (fonction) commissariat de bord pursership; commissariat aux comptes auditorship.
commissariat général du plan (government's) economic advisory committee; Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, CEA French Atomic Energy Authority.
[kɔmisarja] nom masculin
1. [fonction] commissionership
commissariat de l'Air Air Force staff
commissariat de la Marine Admiralty Board (UK), Naval Command (US)
commissariat aux comptes auditorship
4. [local]
commissariat (de police) police station ou precinct (US)

Dictionnaire Français-Anglais. 2013.

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