delegate delegate  /ˈdɛ lə ˌɡeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person appointed or elected to represent others
  2. (v) transfer power to someone
  3. (v) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

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Usage(s):

  1. Guam Automatic Delegate Pilar Lujan Endorses Hillary.
  2. Louisiana Democratic Party Chair and Automatic Delegate Chris Whittington Endorses Hillary.
  3. The pledged delegate total through February 9 now stands at 1,012 for Obama and 940 for Clinton.

News

  1. Situation in DRC 'very worrying,' ICRC says

    KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 21 (UPI) -- Attacks on the civilian population in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo remain at "a very worrying level," an ICRC delegate said Friday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Goodwill International Delegate Assembly

    Delegates from across the globe will be coming to Grand Rapids for the annual Goodwill International Delegate Assembly. …
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 17 Grand Rapids

  3. INSTANT MBA: You Don't Have To Micromanage To Delegate Effectively

    "The first sign of micromanaging is when delegating a project you also delegate the specifics of the solution. While that makes sense in some fields, in creative or information work, being told up front the steps to follow makes one feel like a vendor and not a partner in the work."
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  • "We know this: no matter what happens tonight, we have nearly the same delegate lead as we had this morning, and we are on our way to winning this nomination," Obama told supporters in Texas after winning the Vermont primary at 60 percent,...
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: People's Daily Online

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