delegacy

noun
del·e·ga·cy | \ -gə-sē \
plural delegacies

Definition of delegacy 

1 : a body of delegates : board

2a : the act of delegating

b : appointment as delegate

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Synonyms for delegacy

Synonyms

contingent, delegation

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Examples of delegacy in a Sentence

the committee chose a five-person delegacy to attend the national conference

First Known Use of delegacy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of delegacy was in the 15th century

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