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Meaning of DELEGACY

Pronunciation:  'delugusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the appointment of a delegate
  2. [n]  a group of representatives or delegates
  3. [n]  the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
 

DELEGACY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: agency, commission, delegation, deputation, mission, representation
 
 See Also: appointment, assignment, designation, diplomatic mission, embassy, free agency, legal representation, naming, organisation, organization, state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Del`e*ga*cy\, n. [From {Delegate}, a.]
1. The act of delegating, or state of being delegated;
   deputed power. [Obs.]

         By way of delegacy or grand commission. --Sir W.
                                               Raleigh.

2. A body of delegates or commissioners; a delegation. [Obs.]
   --Burton.

 

 

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