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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A retail store that sells equipment and provisions to military personnel; A snack bar in a film studio.

Usage examples (31)
  • Down the corridor from the commissary were a row of dorm rooms.
  • As I understand it, a commissary is a sort of caterer in a big way.
  • I remember our commissary was a Quonset hut!
  • "commissary" was yet abundant to be taken as an antidote against the malaria. for more
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