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delegation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


delegation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 [C] a group of people who represent a company, organization etc: delegation to// --the head of the American delegation to the United Nations// delegation of// --a delegation of government officials// --A trade delegation will visit Kuwait.//
2 [U] the process of giving power or work to someone else so that they are responsible for part of what you normally do: delegation of// --the delegation of authority//

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DELEGATION at English => English (devils) Of Explained:

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delegation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

89 Moby Thesaurus words for "delegation":
accession, agency, agentship, anointing, anointment, appointment,
arrogation, assignment, assumption, authority, authorization,
brevet, care, change, charge, commendation, commission,
commissioning, commitment, committee, commutation, consecration,
consignment, coronation, cure, delegated authority, deputation,
deputyship, devolution, devolvement, displacement, election,
embassy, empowerment, enfeoffment, entrusting, entrustment, errand,
exchange, executorship, exequatur, factorship, full power,
infeodation, infeudation, jurisdiction, legation,
legitimate succession, license, lieutenancy, mandate, mission,
office, plenipotentiary power, power of attorney, power to act,
procuration, proxy, purview, quid pro quo, regency, regentship,
relegation, remanding, replacement, representation, responsibility,
seizure, subcommittee, subrogation, substitution, succession,
supersedence, superseding, supersedure, supersession,
supplantation, supplanting, supplantment, switch, taking over,
task, tit for tat, trust, trusteeship, usurpation,
vicarious authority, vicariousness, warrant

delegation at Danish => English Of Explained:

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Delegation at German => English Of Explained:

Delegation [deːleːgatsiːoːn]nsf

delegation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Vicarious authority): commission, delegation, assignment, deputation, legation, mission, embassy, power of attorney, surrogacy, proxy.

delegation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 [C+sing./pl. v.] a group of people who represent the views of an organization, a country, etc:
the Dutch delegation to the United Nations * a delegation of teachers
2 [U] the process of giving sb work or responsibilities that would usually be yours:
delegation of authority / decision-making

DELEGATION at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

lay claim to sth to state that you have a right to own sth:
He laid claim to the property / inheritance.
make no claim used when you are saying that you cannot do sth:
I make no claim to understand modern art.
more at STAKE v.noun
1 a person who claims sth because they believe they have a right to it:
a claimant to the throne
2 (BrE) a person who is receiving money from the state because they are unemployed, etc:
sickness benefit claimantsnoun
[U] the power that some people are believed to have to be able to see future events or to communicate with people who are dead or far away
clairvoyant noun:
to consult a clairvoyant
clairvoyant adjectivenoun
a large shellfish that can be eaten. It has a shell in two parts that can open and close:
clam chowder / soup * The moment I mentioned the children he closed up like a clam (= became silent and refused to discuss the topic).
verb (-mm-)
clam up (on sb) (informal) to refuse to speak, especially when sb asks you about sthnoun
(AmE) an outdoor party, especially for eating clams and other SEAFOODverb
[V +adv./prep.] to climb or move with difficulty or a lot of effort, using your hands and feet:
The children clambered up the steep bank.adjective
damp and sticky in an unpleasant way:
His skin felt cold and clammy. * clammy hands(BrE) (AmE clamor) verb, noun
1 ~ (for sth) (written) to demand sth loudly:
[V] People began to clamour for his resignation. * [V to inf] Everyone was clamouring to know how much they would get. * [V speech] 'Play with us!' the children clamoured.
2 [V] (of many people) to shout loudly, especially in a confused way:
A crowd of reporters clamoured around the car.
noun [sing., U] (formal)
1 a loud noise especially one that is made by a lot of people or animals:
the clamour of the market * the incessant clamour of monkeys and birds
2 ~ (for sth) a demand for sth made by a lot of people:
The clamour for her resignation grew louder.
clamorous adjectiveverb, noun
1 ~ A to B | ~ A and B (together) to hold sth tightly, or fasten two things together, with a clamp:
[VN] Clamp one end of the plank to the edge of the table. * Clamp the two halves together until the glue dries. [also VN-ADJ]
2 [+adv./prep.] to hold or fasten sth very tightly so that it does not move; to be held tightly:
[VN] He had a cigar clamped between his teeth. * She clamped a pair of headphones over her ears. * I clamped a hand on his shoulder. * A mobile phone was clamped to her ear. * [V] Her lips clamped tightly together.
3 [VN] [often passive] (BrE) to fix a clamp to a car's wheel so that the car cannot be driven away:
Her car had been clamped. * She'd been (= her car had been) clamped.
clamp down (on sb/sth) to take strict action in order to prevent sth, especially crime:
a campaign by police to clamp down on street crime * The US government is clamping down on drugs.
related noun CLAMPDOWN
clamp sth on sb (especially AmE) to force sb to accept sth such as a restriction or law:
The army clamped a curfew on five towns.

1 a tool for holding things tightly together, usually by means of a screw

2 (also wheel clamp) (both BrE) (AmE Denver Boot, boot) a device that is attached to the wheel of a car that has been parked illegally, so that it cannot be driven awaynoun
[usually sing.] sudden action that is taken in order to stop an illegal activity:
a clampdown on drinking and drivingpl. v.]
1 a group of families who are related to each other, especially in Scotland:
the Macleod clan * clan warfare
2 (informal, sometimes humorous) a very large family, or a group of people who are connected because of a particular thing:
one of a growing clan of stars who have left Hollywoodadjective
(formal) done secretly or kept secret:
a clandestine meeting / relationship * the clandestine sale of weaponsverb
[usually +adv./prep.] to make a loud ringing sound like that of metal being hit; to cause sth to make this sound:
[V] Bells were clanging in the tower. * [V-ADJ] The gates clanged shut. * [VN] The trams clanged their way along the streets.
clang (also clanging

Delegation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Delegation \Del`e*ga"tion\, n. [L. delegatio: cf. F.
1. The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act
for another; the appointment of a delegate or delegates.

2. One or more persons appointed or chosen, and commissioned
to represent others, as in a convention, in Congress,
etc.; the collective body of delegates; as, the delegation
from Massachusetts; a deputation.

3. (Rom. Law) A kind of novation by which a debtor, to be
liberated from his creditor, gives him a third person, who
becomes obliged in his stead to the creditor, or to the
person appointed by him. --Pothier.

delegation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a group of representatives or delegates [syn: {deputation},
{commission}, {delegacy}, {mission}]
2: authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions [syn: {delegating},
{relegating}, {relegation}, {deputation}]

delegation at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Delegation


Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: etyl » la delegatio: confer French délégation.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɛlɪˈgeɪʃən/
  • : Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • An act of delegating.
    1. A group of delegates used to discuss issues with an opponent.
    2. Inter: computin » g: A method dispatching technique describing the lookup and inheritance rules for self-referential calls.
    3. Inter: lega » l: A contract whereby the original debtor substitutes a new debtor in his stead, with the creditor’s permission.


      Inter: trans-top » Act of delegating

  • German: Inter: t- » de|Delegierung|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Turkish: Inter: t- » tr|görevlendirme

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » A group of delegates
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|delegace|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|delegacio
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|delegaatio, Inter: t- » fi|lähetystö
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|délégation|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Delegation|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αντιπροσωπεία|f
  • Hebrew: משלחת (mishlakhat) {{f}} (2)
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|delegáció, Inter: t+ » hu|küldöttség
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|делегация|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|delegación|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » {{computing: A method dispatching technique}}
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Delegation|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » {{legal: A contract whereby the original debtor substitutes a new debtor in his stead}}
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Übertragung|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Turkish: Inter: t- » tr|vekâlet verme, Inter: t+ » tr|yetki devri, Inter: t+ » tr|yetkilendirme

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

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    Inter: suffix » delegera|ation|lang=sv


    Inter: sv-noun » g=c
  • a delegation


    Inter: sv-noun-reg-e » r

  • Translation: de » delegation
    Translation: et » delegation
    Translation: el » delegation
    Translation: es » delegation
    Translation: eo » delegation
    Translation: fr » delegation
    Translation: ko » delegation
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    Translation: io » delegation
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    Translation: my » delegation
    Translation: no » delegation
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    Translation: ta » delegation
    Translation: vi » delegation
    Translation: zh » delegation

    Delegation at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » delegation



    Inter: de-noun » f||Delegationen
  • delegation

  • Translation: de » Delegation
    Translation: fr » Delegation
    Translation: ko » Delegation
    Translation: io » Delegation
    Translation: id » Delegation
    Translation: ku » Delegation
    Translation: hu » Delegation
    Translation: no » Delegation
    Translation: pl » Delegation
    Translation: ru » Delegation
    Translation: sv » Delegation
    Translation: zh » Delegation

    délégation at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » delegation



    From Inter: suffix » déléguer|ation|lang=fr.


    * Inter: audio » Fr-délégation.ogg|Audio


    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=delegation
  • delegation

  • Translation: et » délégation
    Translation: el » délégation
    Translation: es » délégation
    Translation: fr » délégation
    Translation: ko » délégation
    Translation: io » délégation
    Translation: no » délégation
    Translation: pl » délégation
    Translation: fi » délégation
    Translation: vi » délégation