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Noun: delegation  ,de-lu'gey-shun
  1. A group of representatives or delegates
    - deputation, commission, delegacy, mission
  2. Authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    - delegating, relegating, relegation, deputation
  3. The process or act of delegating

Derived forms: delegations

Type of: authorisation [Brit], authorization, empowerment, organisation [Brit], organization

Encyclopedia: Delegation