delegation

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See also: Delegation and délégation

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin dēlēgātiō, dēlēgātiōnis, from dēlēgō: confer French délégation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɛlɪˈɡeɪʃən/
  • (file)
    Rhymes: -eɪʃən

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delegation (countable and uncountable, plural delegations)

  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.
    Hyponyms: multicast delegation, singlecast delegation
  4. (law) The act whereby or constellation in which the performance of an obligation (owed to an obligee, presuming its validity, irrespective of the obligation as the target of the delegation rarely called delegatary) is assigned by its debtor (delegator, obligor) to and towards another party (delegatee, delegate)
    • 2016, Marco J. Jimenez, Contract Law: A Case and Problem Based Approach (Aspen Casebook Series), New York: Wolters Kluwer, →ISBN, page 1192:
      The mere delegation of a performance imposes no duty on the delegate to perform. If the delegate performs the duty, the duty is discharged. If the delegate does not perform the duty, the duty is not discharged, but any claim of the obligee for breach is against the delegating party and not against the delegate.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

delegera +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

delegation c

  1. a delegation

Declension[edit]

Declension of delegation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative delegation delegationen delegationer delegationerna
Genitive delegations delegationens delegationers delegationernas