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deputation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌdepyəˈtāSHən/,
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deputations, plural;
  1. A group of people appointed to undertake a mission or take part in a formal process on behalf of a larger group
    • - he had been a member of a deputation to Napoleon III

  1. a group of representatives or delegates
  2. delegating: authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
  3. Delegation (or deputation) is the assignment of authority and responsibility to another person (normally from a manager to a subordinate) to carry out specific activities. However the person who delegated the work remains accountable for the outcome of the delegated work. ...
  4. The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency; The person or persons deputed or commissioned by another person, party, or public body to act in his or its behalf; delegation; as, the general sent a deputation to the ...
  5. Commonly refers to the prayer and financial support rallying that career and short-term missionaries do before leaving for the field and during furloughs.
  6. group acting as a unit