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
Many countries will be sending deputations to the peace conference.
First Known Use of deputation
DEPUTATION Defined for English Language Learners
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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