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delegation

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1 a body of persons chosen as representatives of a larger group
  • a delegation from the local scout troop is being sent to the national jamboree

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2 the granting of power to perform various acts or duties
  • the delegation by the president to the secretary of state of complete control of the nation's foreign policy

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The first known use of delegation was in 1555

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“Delegation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delegation. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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