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delegate

noun [C]     /ˈdelɪɡət/
someone who is sent somewhere to represent a group of people, especially at a meetingSpeakers and talkersOfficial meetingsMeeting people
(Definition of delegate noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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