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English definition of “delegation”

delegation

noun uk   /ˌdel.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us  

delegation noun (CHOSEN PEOPLE)

C2 [C, + sing/pl verb] a group of delegates: A delegation from Spain has/have arrived for a month.Groups of people

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.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
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