delegacy


del·e·ga·cy

noun \-gə-sē\
plural del·e·ga·cies

Definition of DELEGACY

1
:  a body of delegates :  board
2
a :  the act of delegating
b :  appointment as delegate

Examples of DELEGACY

  1. <the committee chose a five-person delegacy to attend the national conference>

First Known Use of DELEGACY

15th century

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