Definition of 'delegation'
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We sent a delegation of four people to visit their church. Christianity Today (2000)Clearly some other countries have tried to exert influence by sending trade delegations but they have not got anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The guards were given a block diplomatic visa as part of the official Chinese delegation. The Sun (2008)The British delegation were careful to avoid talking business during their audiences with the royal family. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Leading a delegation to China is a rite of passage for any political leader. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Trade delegations are lining up to do business in Libya. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Two Chinese delegations have gone to America in pursuit of the fugitive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Tomorrow he flies to Moscow for a four-day trade delegation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It had been spun as the first British business delegation to visit Iraq in two decades. Times, Sunday Times (2009)While the gag has gone down well with visiting business delegations, trade unionists... not so much. The Sun (2015) TRADE delegations do not always return bearing much more than holiday souvenirs but the one currently in India is looking promising. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In an attempt to capitalise on the relaxation of sanctions, a host of foreign trade delegations have visited Tehran in recent weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'delegation'
British English: delegation NOUN
A delegation is a group of people who have been sent somewhere to have talks with other people on behalf of a larger group of people.
...a delegation from the country.
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