Compartir esta entrada
delegate Saltos de línea: dele|gate

Definición de delegate en inglés:


Pronunciación: /ˈdɛlɪɡət/
1A person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference: congress delegates rejected the proposals
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • First, about 27 districts sent two delegates (double representation) to this congress.
  • As a conference delegate representing the region, she has already successfully moved several resolutions.
  • He is our delegate, elected to represent our wishes to the best of his ability.
representative, envoy, emissary, commissioner, agent, deputy, commissary;
spokesperson, spokesman, spokeswoman, frontman;
ambassador, plenipotentiary;
messenger, go-between, proxy;
Scottish  depute;
Roman Catholic Church  nuncio
archaic legate
1.1A member of a committee.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Following this process, most of the vetoes were then actioned by US delegates to the committee.
  • They set up soviets - committees of workers' delegates.
  • The argument was between the committee delegates who have ordinary jobs as well as positions in the union and the full time union officials who lead the pay negotiations.


Pronunciación: /ˈdɛlɪɡeɪt/
[with object] Volver al principio  
1Entrust (a task or responsibility) to another person, typically one who is less senior than oneself: she must delegate duties so as to free herself for more important tasks the power delegated to him must never be misused
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Similarly, if a questionnaire is sent to a manager in a firm, the task may simply be delegated to someone else.
  • Managerial tasks could be delegated to others.
  • Now that states have responsibility for the registration list, this task should not be delegated to localities.
assign, entrust, give, pass on, hand on/over, turn over, consign, devolve, depute, transfer
1.1 [with object and infinitive] Send or authorize (someone) to do something as a representative: Edward was delegated to meet new arrivals
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I've delegated three people to rectify the problem, but none of them seem to know what the problem is.
  • The committee delegated members of the council to enter into negotiations with a suitable bar and catering contractor.
  • In the past he has delegated someone to read those that are written in languages he finds difficult.
authorize, commission, depute, appoint, nominate, name, mandate, empower, charge, choose, select, designate, elect;
Military  detail


Pronunciación: /ˈdɛlɪɡəb(ə)l/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Executive power is delegable, but judicial & legislative powers aren't.
  • Yes, but what we have here is extended delegable powers, and the real fear is that that will create regional inconsistencies.
  • What is delegable is the discharge of particular functions.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Therefore, they tend to be excellent delegators.
  • It also demonstrates that the President is either an over-zealous delegator, plain lazy or lacking the intelligence to sort out the wheat from the chaff himself.
  • A self-confessed appalling delegator, he wanted to run the club as a dictatorship of sorts, his final say status extending to even the most trivial aspects.


Late Middle English: from Latin delegatus 'sent on a commission', from the verb delegare, from de- 'down' + legare 'depute'.

Palabras que riman con delegate

Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium