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delegate

noun

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1 a person sent on a mission to represent another
  • the delegate had a list of concerns to discuss with the country's new prime minister

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delegate

verb

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1 to appoint as one's representative
  • he delegated his son to go pick up the tickets for him

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2 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another
  • a manager who is reluctant to delegate authority to subordinates

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“Delegate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delegate. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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