roving commission


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roving commission

n
authority or power given in a general area, without precisely defined terms of reference
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On loan at Birmingham City, he has enjoyed a roving commission and been encouraged to go wherever he feels he can do the most damage, but last Wednesday Coleman asked him to be the holding midfielder.
He is much more effective given a roving commission than when used much deeper as a sitter.
The Fed seems to be evolving into a central economic planner with a roving commission to right social wrongs such as unemployment.
Del Bosque stunned everyone when he began La Roja's title defence without a recognised striker, instead employing midfield maestro Cesc Fabregas on a roving commission as Spain, rather lethargically it has to be said, battled their way to final.
Rupert cranked himself up from the ever-humble to the politely proprietorial as he sought to defend himself in what started as an investigation into hacking by "one rogue reporter" and has expanded into a roving commission examining the corrupt practices of politicians, police and press.
7 ALWAYS in the thick of the action in his roving commission.
The youngster was handed roving commission and probed defence well.
Tim Cahill's roving commission took him to the right flank last night.
By the time he was 23 his entrepreneurial spirit had got the better of him and he resigned his roving commission and started his own wholesale jewellery business.
Now he's back in the picture, it's vital that Wales give Shane free rein - the sort of roving commission that will allow him to pop up anywhere he feels he can create problems for the French.
But McSheffrey's tally is all the more impressive in that he is essentially down on the teamsheet as a midfielder, although one with a pretty-free roving commission.
As Moultrie later recalled in his Memoirs of the American Revolution, "I had such confidence in [Jasper] that when I was in the field I gave him a roving commission and liberty to pick out his men from my brigade.