Definition of Delegacy in English :

Define Delegacy in English

Delegacy meaning in English

Meaning of Delegacy in English

Pronunciation of Delegacy in English

Delegacy pronunciation in English

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1. agency, delegacy, representation

the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

2. commission, delegacy, delegation, deputation, mission

a group of representatives or delegates

3. delegacy

the appointment of a delegate

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -cies
1.  a less common word for delegation (sense 1), delegation (sense 2)
an elected standing committee at some British universities
a department or institute of a university
a delegacy of Education

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a delegating or being delegated
2. Word forms: plural ˈdelegacies
a delegation

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n. pl. del·e·ga·cies
1. The act of delegating or state of being delegated.
2. The authority, office, or position of a delegate.
3. A body of delegates; a delegation.

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