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Meaning of RELEGATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
  2. [n]  mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position; "he has been relegated to a post in Siberia"
  3. [n]  the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
 

RELEGATION is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: delegating, delegation, deputation, relegating
 
 See Also: assortment, authorisation, authorization, banishment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, devolution, devolvement, empowerment, proscription

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rel`e*ga"tion\ (-g?"sh?n), n. [L. relegatio: cf. F.
rel['e]gation.]
The act of relegating, or the state of being relegated;
removal; banishment; exile.

 

 

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