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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELEGATED

If it were otherwise, it might be delegated to a foreign prince, and delegated in perpetuity.

The water was to be brought from a well in the yard, and to this office Paul was at once delegated.

She would be submissive to him in all things, but his authority should not be delegated to them.

The God who lies far beyond our ken has delegated His authority to no one.

On the other hand, if anybody is going to stay, you're delegated as elevator boy!

It was not his own but the delegated jurisdiction of another.

He would not have delegated that mission to the President of the United States.

Powers not delegated to the states, or reserved from the states, are constitutional.

This was a matter he delegated to one of his senior captains.

No such absolute authority as was assumed yesterday was delegated to anybody.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French delegat or directly from Latin delegatus, past participle of delegare "to send as a representative," from de- "from, away" (see de-) + legare "send with a commission" (see legate).

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