a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention.
(formerly) the representative of a Territory in the U.S. House of Representatives.
a member of the lower house of the state legislature of Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia.
verb (used with object), delegated, delegating.
to send or appoint (a person) as deputy or representative.
to commit (powers, functions, etc.) to another as agent or deputy.
noun (ˈdɛlɪˌɡeɪt; -ɡɪt)
a person chosen or elected to act for or represent another or others, esp at a conference or meeting
(US, government) a representative of a territory in the US House of Representatives
to give or commit (duties, powers, etc) to another as agent or representative; depute
(transitive) to send, authorize, or elect (a person) as agent or representative
(transitive) (mainly US) to assign (a person owing a debt to oneself) to one’s creditor in substitution for oneself
noun 1. a group or body of delegates: Our club sent a delegation to the rally. 2. the body of delegates chosen to represent a political unit, as a state, in an assembly: the New Jersey delegation in Congress. 3. the act of delegating. 4. the state of being delegated. noun 1. a person or […]
[dih-lib-uh-rey-shuh n] /dɪˌlɪb əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. careful consideration before decision. 2. formal consultation or discussion. 3. deliberate quality; leisureliness of movement or action; slowness. deliberation /dɪˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən/ noun 1. thoughtful, careful, or lengthy consideration 2. (often pl) formal discussion and debate, as of a committee, jury, etc 3. care, thoughtfulness, or absence of hurry, esp […]
verb (used with object) 1. to deliver again. 2. to deliver back; return.
verb (used with object) 1. to demand again. 2. to demand back; demand the return of.