What is the noun for delegacy?

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  1. a person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy
  2. a representative at a conference, etc.
  3. (US) an appointed representative in some legislative bodies
  4. (computing) a type of variable storing a reference to a method with a particular signature, analogous to a function pointer
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  6. Examples:
    1. “By the end of the century, however, the principle that an MP was the representative not the delegate of his electors was firmly established.”
  1. An act of delegating.
  2. A group of delegates used to discuss issues with an opponent.
  3. (computing) A method-dispatching technique describing the lookup and inheritance rules for self-referential calls.
  4. (law) A contract whereby the original debtor substitutes a new debtor in his stead, with the creditor’s permission.
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    1. “It appears that the trustees' power of delegation cannot be excluded by the settler.”
      “A delegation of teachers.”
      “The game was played in front of a very vocal Brazilian delegation cheering loudly for Argentina.”
  1. Someone or something to which something is delegated.
  2. Examples:
    1. “For the transfer of power to be smooth, it's critical that these people be informed before the delegatee takes over.”
      “The delegatee lines operate regular shuttles and transportation demand.”
  1. One who delegates.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Do you like to be deeply involved in all the daily detail, or are you a willing delegator?”
      “It also demonstrates that the President is either an over-zealous delegator, plain lazy or lacking the intelligence to sort out the wheat from the chaff himself.”
      “A self-confessed appalling delegator, he wanted to run the club as a dictatorship of sorts, his final say status extending to even the most trivial aspects.”
  1. (US) A delegate.
  1. plural of delegation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “As the Oto and Missouria delegations approached, the soldiers came to attention, shouldered arms, dressed right and passed in review.”
      “They had gotten an ice skating rink that winter and now delegations were in for a bowling alley.”
      “About 40 presidents and royalty, ten prime ministers and 43 ministerial delegations have been billed to attend.”
  1. plural of delegatee
  1. plural of delegator
  2. Examples:
    1. “Physician executives are expected to be skilled delegators and able to lead team efforts to meet larger organizational goals.”
      “They lost focus and became chronic delegators of client recruitment.”
      “As we Doers and Delegators begin to understand and appreciate each other, let's celebrate our successes without casting dispersion on each other.”
  1. plural of delegate
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  3. Examples:
    1. “But I'll bet half of those delegates, especially the rich ones, are packing heat at home to protect themselves.”
      “That depressing trend no doubt weighed on the minds of the delegates who gathered this week in Boston for the Democratic National Convention.”
      “The solicitor, guiding delegates around the legal minefield of parental abduction, wants the law amended.”
  1. plural of delegacy
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Vice-President Jiaan Cheng, and relevant professors, had a discussion and exchange with the delegacies.”
      “Hopefully, under his leadership, the network and number of delegacies will expand and become still more active.”
      “Many inconspicuous moves to subordinate independent delegacies to Council have slipped through.”
  1. plural of delegee
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