deputation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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deputationnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˌdep.jʊˈteɪ.ʃən/
a ​group of ​peoplesent to ​speak or ​act for ​others: They ​sent a deputation to Parliament. The deputation from the EU ​arrives/​arrivetomorrow. a deputation oflocalgovernmentofficials She was ​sent on a deputation tosee the Pope.
(Definition of deputation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 代表团…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代表團…
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