Definition of Delegacy

1. Noun. The state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent.

Exact synonyms: Agency, Representation
Generic synonyms: State
Specialized synonyms: Free Agency, Legal Representation, Virus
Derivative terms: Agent, Represent



2. Noun. A group of representatives or delegates.
Exact synonyms: Commission, Delegation, Deputation, Mission
Generic synonyms: Organisation, Organization
Specialized synonyms: Diplomatic Mission, Embassy
Derivative terms: Commissioner, Delegate, Depute, Missioner

3. Noun. The appointment of a delegate.
Generic synonyms: Appointment, Assignment, Designation, Naming
Derivative terms: Delegate, Delegate

Definition of Delegacy

1. n. The act of delegating, or state of being delegated; deputed power.

Definition of Delegacy

1. Noun. The position or state of being a delegate. ¹

2. Noun. A collection of delegates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delegacy

1. the act of delegating [n -CIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delegacy

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delegacy (current term)
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Literary usage of Delegacy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Recommendations of the Oxford University Commissioners, with Selections by James Heywood (1853)
"We suggest, therefore, that every Standing delegacy should be bound to lay an annual Report of its proceedings before the House of Congregation. ..."

2. Report of the Commissioners by Great Britain Royal Commission on Secondary Education (1895)
"in honours; In spite of this development of the tutorial system, and the consequent increased educational advantages which the delegacy can offer to its ..."

3. The School World (1905)
"The third delegacy is an offshoot from that for local examinations, and has had a separate existence since 1892, under the style " the delegacy for the ..."

4. American Journal of Education (1855-1882). (1870)
"Tbe Magistrat does not exercise ita school management itself, but through the medium of a standing delegacy instituted for that purpose only. ..."

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