deputation

noun dep·u·ta·tion \ ˌde-pyə-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of deputation

1 :the act of appointing a deputy
2 :a group of people appointed to represent others

Examples of deputation in a Sentence

  1. Many countries will be sending deputations to the peace conference.

First Known Use of deputation

14th century


DEPUTATION Defined for English Language Learners

deputation

noun

Definition of deputation for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people who are sent to a place to represent other people



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