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  1. del·e·gate
  2. noun

    • 1. a person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference:

      congress delegates rejected the proposals
    • 2. a member of a committee.

    verb

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: delegate, plural noun: delegates

    • v.: verb: delegate, 3rd person present: delegates, gerund or present participle: delegating, past tense: delegated, past participle: delegated

    • noun

      a person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference:

      a member of a committee.

    • verb

      entrust (a task or responsibility) to another person, typically one who is less senior than oneself:

      send or authorize (someone) to do something as a representative:

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