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delegate

verb  us   /ˈdel·ɪˌɡeɪt/

delegate verb (GIVE)

[I/T] to give a job or responsibility to someone in a lower position instead of doing it yourself: [T] Personnel matters made him uncomfortable, and he increasingly delegated them to others.

delegate verb (CHOOSE)

[T] to choose someone to represent a group: Four teachers were delegated to represent the school at the conference.
Translations of “delegate”
in Vietnamese ủy thác…
in Spanish delegar…
in Thai มอบให้ทำแทน…
in Malaysian wakil…
in French déléguer…
in German übertragen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指會議的)代表…
in Indonesian mewakilkan…
in Russian делегат, представитель…
in Turkish heyet, delege, temsilci…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指会议的)代表…
in Polish delegat/ka, wysłanni-k/czka…
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