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Definition of "delegation" []

  • The act of delegating. (noun)
  • The condition of being delegated. (noun)
  • A person or group of persons officially elected or appointed to represent another or others. (noun)
  • A person or group chosen to represent another or others (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act of delegating or state of being delegated (noun)
  • All the members of Congress from one state (noun)

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Use "delegation" in a sentence
  • "Let me say, I'm honored to be here with Jim and Mary and what he referred to as the delegation from his family."
  • "The entire Congressional delegation is Democratic."
  • "Successful delegation is a critical aspect of successful leadership, management and growth."