noun (plural delegacies)[treated as singular or plural]
A body of delegates; a committee or delegation.
- Hopefully, under his leadership, the network and number of delegacies will expand and become still more active.
- The delegacy admired that Suzhou had made great efforts to the science prevalence in community and school.
- Vice-President Jiaan Cheng, and relevant professors, had a discussion and exchange with the delegacies.
Late Middle English: from delegate, on the pattern of the pair prelate, prelacy.
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