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delegation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdelegationdel‧e‧ga‧tion /ˌdeləˈɡeɪʃən/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]REPRESENT a group of people who represent a company, organization etcdelegation to 🔊 the head of the American delegation to the United Nationsdelegation of 🔊 a delegation of government officials 🔊 A trade delegation will visit Kuwait.2 [uncountable]TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO something the process of giving power or work to someone else so that they are responsible for part of what you normally dodelegation of 🔊 the delegation of authority
Examples from the Corpus
delegationAlready a delegation of illegal immigrants has been let into the courtyard at Strasbourg.It met in late 1918, chose a delegation to Paris, and disbanded.The health ministers agreed to meet a delegation of heart patients.Headteachers have sent a delegation to London to ask the government to put more money into education.Among them was a delegation from Oxfordshire.A delegation from Nigeria has arrived to have talks with the British foreign minister.But the foreign business delegations and conferences are multiplying.Kemp met with the California delegation on Monday afternoon.The Dutch Prime Minister led a 12 member economic delegation to Indonesia to discuss future investments in the country.Some birds gather and peck the concrete in the space the delegation has just been standing in.the delegation of authority
From Longman Business Dictionarydelegationdel‧e‧ga‧tion /ˌdeləˈgeɪʃən/ noun1[countable]COMMERCE a group of people who officially represent a company, organization, government etcA delegation of British business executives has arrived in Cuba for trade talks.The company’s chief executive led a powerful delegation to today’s meeting. trade delegation2[uncountable] the process of giving part of your power or work to someone else, usually someone in a lower position than youthe delegation of responsibility
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