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delegation

noun uk   us   /ˌdel.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

delegation noun (CHOSEN PEOPLE)

C2 [C, + sing/pl verb] a group of delegates: The delegation from Spain has/have arrived for a month.
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delegation noun (GIVING)

[U] the act of delegating a particular job, duty, right, etc. to someone: Delegation of responsibility is a key part of a manager's job.
Translations of “delegation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人選, 代表團…
in Russian делегация, передача полномочий…
in Turkish heyet üyeleri, delegeler, temsilciler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人选, 代表团…
in Polish delegacja, delegowanie, zlecanie…
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