delegation
[dɛlɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
delegations (plural noun)
  1. a body of delegates or representatives; a deputation.
    "a delegation of teachers"
    synonyms:
    deputation · delegacy · legation · (diplomatic) mission · commission ·
  2. the action or process of delegating or being delegated.
    "the delegation of power to the district councils"
    synonyms:
Origin
early 17th century (denoting the action or process of delegating; also in the sense ‘delegated power’): from Latin delegatio(n-), from delegare ‘send on a commission’ ( see delegate).
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How to use delegation in a sentence?
their delegation was left cooling their heels for days.
the ambassador and delegation had withdrawn in a snit.
a military delegation was led by the Chief of Staff.
the delegation of power to the district councils.
a repetition of his reply to the delegation.
a delegation of teachers.
How to say delegation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)delegasie, afvaardiging
Arabic (NOUN)وفد, الوفد, الوفود, تفويض, وفدا, التفويض, اعرب وفد
Bangla প্রতিনিধি দল
Bosnian (Latin) delegacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)делегация
Cantonese (Traditional) 代表團
Catalan (NOUN)delegació, Diputació
Chinese Simplified 代表团
Chinese Traditional 代表團
Croatian (NOUN)delegacija, izaslanstvo
Czech (NOUN)Delegace
Danish (NOUN)uddelegering, overdragelse
Dutch (NOUN)delegatie, overdracht, afvaardiging
Estonian (NOUN)Delegatsioon
Fijian veilesi
Filipino delegasyon
Finnish (NOUN)valtuuskunta, delegointi, lähetystön, edustusto
French (NOUN)délégation
German (NOUN)Abordnung, Stellvertretung, Übertragung
Greek (NOUN)αντιπροσωπεία, ανάθεση, εξουσιοδότησης
Haitian Creole delegasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)המשלחת, משלחת, הקצאה, במשלחת, בהקצאה
Hindi (NOUN)प्रतिनिधिमंडल, डेलिगेशन, शिष्टमंडल
Hungarian (NOUN)delegálás, küldöttség, átruházási, meghatalmazás
Icelandic (NOUN)sendinefnd, miðlun, úthlutun
Indonesian (NOUN)delegasi, pendelegasian, deligasi
Italian (NOUN)delegazione
Japanese (NOUN)委任, 代表団, 委譲, 代行, デリゲート
Kiswahili (NOUN)ujumbe
Korean (NOUN)위임, 대표단
Latvian (NOUN)Delegacija, nodošana
Lithuanian (NOUN)delegacija, pavedimas
Malagasy ny fizarana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)delegasi, perwakilan
Maltese (NOUN)delegazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål delegasjon
Persian (NOUN)هیئت, نمایندگان
Polish (NOUN)Delegacja, przedstawicielstwa
Portuguese (NOUN)delegação
Querétaro Otomi Delegasyon
Romanian (NOUN)Delegaţia
Russian (NOUN)делегация, мнению делегации
Samoan o le faamatuu atu
Serbian (Cyrillic) Делегација
Serbian (Latin) Delegacija
Slovak (NOUN)delegácia
Slovenian (NOUN)delegacija, prenosa, dodeljevanja, pooblastila
Spanish (NOUN)delegación
Swedish (NOUN)delegationen
Tahitian Pupu no te
Tamil பிரதிநிதிகள் குழு
Telugu ఉద్దేశించి
Thai การมอบหมาย
Tongan vahe
Turkish (NOUN)heyet, delegasyonu, temsilci, vekalet
Ukrainian (NOUN)делегація, представництво
Urdu (NOUN)وفد, ڈیلیگیشن, تعین
Vietnamese (NOUN)phái đoàn, đoàn
Welsh (NOUN)ddirprwyaeth, dirprwyo, cynrychiolaeth, gynrychiolwyr
Yucatec Maya Delegación
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