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delegating


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delegate  \Del"e*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Delegated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Delegating}.] 
  1.  To  send  as  one's  representative;  to  empower  as  an 
  ambassador;  to  send  with  power  to  transact  business;  to 
  commission;  to  depute;  to  authorize. 
 
  2.  To  intrust  to  the  care  or  management  of  another;  to 
  transfer;  to  assign;  to  commit. 
 
  The  delegated  administration  of  the  law.  --Locke. 
 
  Delegated  executive  power.  --Bancroft. 
 
  The  power  exercised  by  the  legislature  is  the 
  people's  power,  delegated  by  the  people  to  the 
  legislative.  --J.  B.  Finch. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  delegating 
  n  :  authorizing  subordinates  to  make  certain  decisions  [syn:  {delegation}, 
  {relegating},  {relegation},  {deputation}] 




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