Translation of "delegate" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈdel.ɪ.ɡət/ us

A a person chosen or elected by a group to speak, vote, etc. for them, especially at a meeting

delegado, -a
Delegates have voted in favour of the motion.
Each union elects several delegates to the annual conference.
verb uk /ˈdel.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ us

to give a particular job, duty, right, etc. to someone else so that they do it for you

As a boss you have to delegate (responsibilities to your staff).
Authority to make financial decisions has been delegated to a special committee.

(Translation of “delegate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈdeləɡeit/

to give (a piece of work, power etc) to someone else

He delegates a great deal of work to his assistant.
delegation noun

a body of delegates

He met with a delegation of trade union leaders in late November.

(Translation of “delegate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)