deputation : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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 Telegraph.co.uk
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."