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Definición de “delegate” en inglés

delegate

noun [C] uk   /ˈdel.ɪ.ɡət/ us  
C1 a person chosen or elected by a group to speak, vote, etc. for them, especially at a meeting: Delegates have voted in favour of the motion. Each union elects several delegates to the annual conference.Replacing and exchanging

delegate

verb uk   /ˈdel.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ us  

delegate verb (GIVE)

C2 [I or T] 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.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs

delegate verb (CHOOSE PERSON)

[T + obj + to infinitive ] to choose or elect someone to speak, vote, etc. for a group, especially at a meeting: A group of four teachers were delegated to represent the school at the union conference.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of delegate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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