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Definition 1: the appointment of a delegate - [noun denoting act]

(delegacy is a kind of ...) the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

Definition 2: a group of representatives or delegates - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for delegacy in the sense of this definition

(delegacy is a kind of ...) a group of people who work together

(... is a kind of delegacy ) a mission serving diplomatic ends

(... is a kind of delegacy ) an ambassador and his entourage collectively

Definition 3: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for delegacy in the sense of this definition

(delegacy is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of delegacy ) (sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team

(... is a kind of delegacy ) personal representation that has legal status

"an person who has been declared incompetent should have legal representation"

(... is a kind of delegacy ) a harmful or corrupting agency

"bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread" "the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone"

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