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  • n  a group of representatives or delegates
  • n  authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

  • To Salzburg rushed a Cabinet deputation, joined by Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak, breathless from his dash home from the San Francisco Conference.
  • Now then a Communist or Socialist deputation stops by to pay its respects and leave behind a wreath.
  • A noisy deputation called upon his wife, CWA administrator for the county, and escorted her over the mountains to Pikeville.

  • Winston Churchill in
    Four days later - the day Japan bombed Pearl Harbour - Mr Churchill wrote in response: "Much as I should like to meet the deputation of the Welsh Parliamentary Party, I regret that, owing to the many tasks which fall to my lot at this time, it is...
  • Chakraborty in Economic Times
    Replying to a query on whether he had spoken to the chief election commissioner in this regard, Mr Chakravarty said: "No. Our entire force is on deputation duty with the Election Commission."
  • Narendra Modi in Times of India
    A Modi aide said, "Urban secretary SR Rao, selected for deputation in Delhi, may get a posting only after October. Till then nobody can think of replacing him."

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