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Noun: relegation  ,re-lu'gey-shun
  1. Authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    - delegating, delegation, relegating, deputation
  2. The act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
  3. Mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position

Derived forms: relegations

Type of: assortment, authorisation [Brit], authorization, banishment, categorisation [Brit], categorization, classification, compartmentalisation [Brit], compartmentalization, empowerment, proscription

Encyclopedia: Relegation