plural of delegation
as in contingents
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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as in mandates
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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“Delegations.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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