Synonyms of delegation

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 1612

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“Delegation.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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