commissariat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French commissariat.

Noun[edit]

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commissariat ‎(plural commissariats)

  1. A supply of food.
  2. The department of an army that supplies provisions for the troops.
  3. (historical) A department of the government of the Soviet Union in the early period of its existence.
  4. A territorial and governmental unit of Colombia at some points in its history.

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Noun[edit]

commissariat m ‎(plural commissariats)

  1. A commissionership.
  2. A police station.

Synonyms[edit]

(police station): commissariat de police

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