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English definition of “delegate”

delegate

noun [C]     /ˈdel.ɪ.ɡət/
C1 a person chosen or elected by a group to speak , vote , etc. for them, especially at a meeting : Delegates have voted in favour of the motion . Each union elects several delegates to the annual conference .Replacing and exchanging
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