delegation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (del"i-gā'shun), [key]
— n.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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