Definition of deputation in English:

deputation

Line breaks: depu|ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /dɛpjʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'appointment to an office or function'): from late Latin deputatio(n-), from the verb deputare (see depute).

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