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  • nounassignment of responsibility
  • noungroup of representatives

synonyms for delegation

  • appointment
  • apportioning
  • authorization
  • charge
  • commissioning
  • committal
  • consignment
  • conveyance
  • conveying
  • deputation
  • devolution
  • installation
  • investiture
  • mandate
  • nomination
  • ordination
  • reference
  • relegation
  • transference
  • trust
  • consigning
  • deputization
  • deputizing
  • entrustment
  • giving over
  • referring
  • sending away
  • submittal
  • submitting
  • transferal
  • transferring
  • commission
  • gathering
  • embassy
  • contingent
  • organization
  • deputation
  • mission
  • legation
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antonyms for delegation

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How to use delegation in a sentence

After the visit in Israel and the UAE last week, Kushner and his delegation traveled to Bahrain.
BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE U.S.-BROKERED ISRAEL-BAHRAIN AGREEMENTBARAK RAVIDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020AXIOS
I polled the members of San Diego’s state delegation on their desire for a special session.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: BIPARTISAN SUPPORT FOR A SPECIAL SESSIONSARA LIBBYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In fact, none of the previous three attorneys general took a monthlong leave that required the delegation of their authority to another state employee, according to the Department of Law.
ALASKA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL ON UNPAID LEAVE AFTER SENDING HUNDREDS OF “UNCOMFORTABLE” TEXTS TO A YOUNG COLLEAGUEBY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSAUGUST 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
Their intention was to highlight the injustice and illegitimacy of the official delegation, and they hoped to take their places on the convention floor.
WHY CONVENTIONS STILL MATTERJULIA AZARIAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
School leaders pushed their local legislative delegations to restore the money.
HOW LOS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO UNIFIED STARTED DRIVING STATE EDUCATION POLICYWILL HUNTSBERRYJULY 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Sir, a consumer's delegation wishes to speak with you about the new Birthday Quotas.
THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
"Hand these around that delegation, Soldier," he said, shoving a stack of Schedules 1219B across his desk toward the girl.
THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
Urged by a delegation of music-loving consumers, the tubist raised his ravaged horn.
THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
When I got home from the village a couple of evenings ago a bareheaded delegation met me at the road gate with bad news.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Shortly after the house was opened a delegation of boys appeared asking for the use of the large room for a boys' club.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
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WORDS RELATED TO DELEGATION

  • allotment
  • approval
  • assigning
  • authorization
  • certification
  • choice
  • choosing
  • commissioning
  • delegation
  • deputation
  • designation
  • election
  • empowering
  • installation
  • naming
  • nomination
  • ordination
  • promotion
  • selection
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