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

Many countries will be sending deputations to the peace conference.

First Known Use of deputation

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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deputation

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English Language Learners Definition of deputation

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

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