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commissary

ko muh se ree

  • n  a retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)
  • n  a snack bar in a film studio

  • As a commissary clerk and stock worker, Mr.
  • Pierre and I would occasionally visit the restaurants on the New Jersey Turnpike or the New England Thruway to see how our commissary inventions were faring with the customers.
  • He refused to turn over his commissary account, and the inmates broke his nose and fractured his eye socket, according to a report.
News & Articles

  • Commissaries in Colorado brace for furlough days
    It's just a tiny piece of $1 trillion in budget cuts the Pentagon expects to make over the next decade. Furloughs — unpaid days off for government employees that are being used to balance the Pentagon's books — will close the commissaries on Mondays from July 1 through Sept. 30. For the Air Force Academy's commissary, closed on Mondays, the extra day of closure will come on Tuesdays.
    June 11, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
  • Commissaries will close more days because of sequestration
    Furloughs - unpaid days off for government employees that are being used to balance the Pentagon's books - will close the commissaries on Mondays from July 1 through Sept. 30. For the Air Force Academy's commissary, closed on Mondays, the extra day of closure will come on Tuesdays.
    June 11, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
  • Phoenix Zoo keepers work hard to satisfy feral foodies
    â??Itâ??s just like being at home in the kitchen,â?? says veteran Phoenix Zoo food preparer Debbie Evers. â??You have to follow a recipe.â?? She works in the commissary helping prepare hundreds of meals each day.
    June 10, 2013 - The Bay Bulletin
Quotes

  • T Pain in MTV.com
    In my judgment, this new paradigm renders obsolete Geneva's strict limitations on questioning of enemy prisoners and renders quaint some of its provisions requiring that captured enemy be afforded such things as commissary privileges, scrip (ie,... Alberto Gonzales http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberto_Gonzales&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHIuU56JsPoGBNB7DfNOKV9OFBdjQ MSNBC http://www.google.com/url?q=http://msnbc.msn.com/ID/6790622/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGG1BW2f29ChqPC5u8XBItlzRgh3w Jan 5, 2005 19948 27735 commissary People go to jail. That's something he's gotta go through. I'm happy it's not f---ing 10 years. That's just something that's going on. I know his commissary [prison store] is ridiculous. He's got so much money in his commissary. You think Baby is...
  • Jack Wagner in MarketWatch
    I'm gratified that an agreement has been reached to preserve the Kelly commissary and post exchange,said Wagner, a Vietnam War combat veteran who served in the US Marines. "These two facilities provide vital services to 167,000 military...

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