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synonyms for deputation

  • committee
  • delegation
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How to use deputation in a sentence

The conservative senate sent a deputation to Bonaparte, expressing their desire that he would accept the title of emperor.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
It was stated by the deputation that 5,000 families were dependent on the jewellery trades in Birmingham.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The result of that meeting was a deputation sent to the king, insisting on the adoption of the entire Spanish constitution.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
It was becoming others that by deputation they testified to their approval of the step taken at the great disruption.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
His abdication was signed, and doubtless by that time a deputation was on its way to Vienna to offer the throne to Prince Alix.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
I regarded this appalling deputation as Parvill's apologetic but quite definite utterances drew to an end.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The mayor, meanwhile, had despatched a deputation to Morris Island with formal intelligence of the evacuation.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
In 1806 the President repeated the same promise to another deputation of Osage chiefs then here.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
But the home government had come to a determination on the subject before the arrival of the deputation.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
That very night a deputation of stockholders waited upon the editor of the Herald and prescribed a change of climate.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPUTATION

  • allotment
  • approval
  • assigning
  • authorization
  • certification
  • choice
  • choosing
  • commissioning
  • delegation
  • deputation
  • designation
  • election
  • empowering
  • installation
  • naming
  • nomination
  • ordination
  • promotion
  • selection
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.