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Translation of delegate in French:


British English: /ˈdɛlɪɡət/
American English: /ˈdɛləɡət/
  • 2 (American English) (Politics)delegate (to the Convention)

transitive verb

British English: /ˈdɛlɪɡeɪt/
American English: /ˈdɛləˌɡeɪt/
  • (power, responsibility, task) to à to do pour faire
    you've been delegated to make the tea [humorous]
    nous avons décidé que c'est toi qui auras l'honneur de faire le thé

intransitive verb

British English: /ˈdɛlɪɡeɪt/
American English: /ˈdɛləˌɡeɪt/
  • déléguer ses responsabilités

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