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deputation

[ dep-yuh-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF deputation

Synonyms for deputation

  • committee
  • delegation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPUTATION

I received the deputation with a trembling and apprehensive heart.

Every moment he now expected a deputation from the mutineers.

I introduced the deputation which came to make this request.

After the service the missionary was solemnly waited on by a deputation.

The deputation stood and watched him until he had sunk under the hill.

A deputation, acting on his orders, sought an audience of him and the ephors.

Back to station, where deputation of chiefs came to see Maude Laurence.

The deputation received the answer and reported it to the soldiers.

The deputation was to request Cleander by all means to release the two men.

There 's a commission to inquire into this, and a deputation to investigate that.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., noun of action from depute (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEPUTATION

appointment

nounassignment of responsibility

commission

noungroup working together toward goal
  • board
  • commissioners
  • committee
  • delegation
  • deputation
  • representative

commissions

noungroup working together toward goal
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