Definition of delegacy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛlɪɡəsi/

noun (plural delegacies)

[treated as singular or plural]
A body of delegates; a committee or delegation.
Example sentences
  • 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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