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noun as in group of representatives

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Mustasim sent a deputation to Hulagu, stalling for time, but it was too late to surrender on favourable terms.

The conservative senate sent a deputation to Bonaparte, expressing their desire that he would accept the title of emperor.

It was stated by the deputation that 5,000 families were dependent on the jewellery trades in Birmingham.

The result of that meeting was a deputation sent to the king, insisting on the adoption of the entire Spanish constitution.

It was becoming others that by deputation they testified to their approval of the step taken at the great disruption.

His abdication was signed, and doubtless by that time a deputation was on its way to Vienna to offer the throne to Prince Alix.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deputation, such as: committee, and delegation.

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