delegation - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˌdeləˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/
singulardelegation
pluraldelegations
  1. 1
    [countable] a group of people who represent a country, government, or organization

    They agreed to send a delegation to the African summit meeting.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of giving some of your work, duties, or responsibilities to a less senior person or a less powerful person