Translation of delegate in Spanish:


delegar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛlɪɡeɪt//ˈdɛləˌɡeɪt/

transitive verb

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    (responsibility/powers/duties) delegar
    to delegate sth to sb delegar algo en algn
    • she refuses to delegate responsibility to her assistants se niega a delegar responsabilidad en sus ayudantes
    • Very many years ago I was delegated the job by my then ward of going through the pile of CVs submitted for nomination to our then Euro constituency.
    • They're not known to delegate authority to the subordinate units.
    • Recognizing he's been trying to do too much, he decided to delegate some authority.
    • The Burmese delegated women to perform this step of the process, also.
    • Other tasks have been delegated to European institutions.
    • Authorities have been delegated, but basic services (at the local level) have not been up to par.
    • The Deputy Attorney General may not delegate such authority.
    • All of them authorised the trustees to delegate their powers.
    • Because of all these things, I was delegated rights outside the frame of an Honorary Consul's duties and functions.
    • It is also advisable to delegate someone as responsible in the case of a disaster.
    • Managerial tasks could be delegated to others.
    • In this process the sovereignty of the people is delegated to the representatives.
    • Now that states have responsibility for the registration list, this task should not be delegated to localities.
    • The difficulty has resided in how the governing body has chosen to delegate ranking authority.
    • Similarly, if a questionnaire is sent to a manager in a firm, the task may simply be delegated to someone else.
    • If an application is given to committee it takes longer to reach a decision, so the Government encourages local authorities to delegate the decision to planning officers.
    • It is not a task that should be delegated to unelected officials.
    • They can delegate that authority to an institution like this one, whose duty it is to follow the limit.
    • Identify the person or persons delegated by the sport code to be the contact people.
    • I think he has a real problem with delegating authorities.
  • 2

    to delegate sb to + inf delegar a algn para que + subj
    • The Presidency may also delegate a judge or a staff member of the court to supervise the conditions of detention.
    • Finally Euan's table gets down to five or six players and I'm delegated to move over and make up the numbers.
    • The committee delegated members of the council to enter into negotiations with a suitable bar and catering contractor.
    • She ‘may have to delegate a bit more authority to her deputies to offset her scant experience in running a big government agency like this,’ he said.
    • This is a document that delegates someone you know to make health care decisions for you that are in line with your choices.
    • He explained that the aid agency announced through loudspeakers that refugees from each village should delegate someone to receive rice.
    • We can delegate the authority to train and bring up our children to someone else but never the responsibility.
    • In the past he has delegated someone to read those that are written in languages he finds difficult.
    • The committee agreed to delegate authority to the Director of Strategy and Planning to approve the plans, subject to negotiations to secure a one-way system.
    • It is our right to determine who enters the country and we democratically delegate the authority to uphold this right to the Federal government.
    • Council planning officers have delegated powers to authorise masts of any height without taking the application to committee.
    • I've delegated three people to rectify the problem, but none of them seem to know what the problem is.
    • So we were delegated to write this letter and pose the question: if other towns can offer this type of service, why can't we?
    • His book seems more directly aimed at the stakeholder - the business professional who is responsible for hiring or delegating someone to design a site.
    • It was decided to invite new members to the committee and current members were delegated to do so.
    • The committee agreed to give planning officers delegated authority to approve the two outline schemes, subject to a number of conditions.
    • The government will introduce the legislation necessary to delegate the authority to the community committees so that they may implement the policies decided by the committee.
    • ‘Often we delegate a student in our group to go to attend lectures, and then everybody borrows the notes,’ he says.
    • The British bombardment hadn't been that bad, but he had to delegate uninjured soldiers to care for the wounded.

intransitive verb

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  • 1

    (to meeting)
    delegado masculine
    delegada feminine
    • Those hundred and ten delegates representing this body here today, we said diversity is a sign of strength, not a sign of weakness.
    • Members will also be receiving a model resolution calling on union branches to support the conference and send delegates.
    • The extended conference room will be able to cater for up to 800 for sit-down meals and up to 2,000 delegates at conferences.
    • A big crowd of delegates, members, and supporters attended the convention from the counties.
    • By 1787, he was serving as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention but was unable to speak due to ill health.
    • The remaining eight at-large delegates were to be chosen at the May 30 state committee meeting.
    • Based on delegates, and members, they are building links with local communities.
    • He is our delegate, elected to represent our wishes to the best of his ability.
    • So this declaration is hardly the revolutionary statement of internet freedom that, to listen to some conference delegates, you might have thought it to be.
    • All centres in the region are asked to send delegates.
    • The 300 delegates at the conference withdrew a more conciliatory motion on the smoking ban and voted instead for outright opposition to it.
    • Another two new faces were also appointed as delegates to the executive committee.
    • By the end of the century, however, the principle that an MP was the representative not the delegate of his electors was firmly established.
    • London regional council delegates held a secret ballot for the nomination.
    • This time around a five per cent increase looks likely once more, though delegates at the conference said they would accept an eight per cent increase.
    • She will preside as chair over the board of directors, executive committee and house of delegates.
    • The motion received unanimous support from delegates at the conference.
    • Following this process, most of the vetoes were then actioned by US delegates to the committee.
    • The committees will then select delegates to form 18 selection caucuses.
    • I hope to run with another Alliance member for the branch committee or a delegate's position in the near future.
    • First, about 27 districts sent two delegates (double representation) to this congress.
    • It is interesting to note that China sent 20 delegates to this conference.
    • The conference's 45,000 delegates are also plowing through other resources.
    • The argument was between the committee delegates who have ordinary jobs as well as positions in the union and the full time union officials who lead the pay negotiations.
    • He was elected by conference delegates with 252 votes compared to 154 for the alternative candidate.
    • Each of the seven counties was well represented by enthusiastic delegates who actively participated in what was often very lively discussion.
    • The meeting will commence at 9pm and all centres are requested to send delegates.
    • A union spokesman claimed that many of those stood down were union delegates and activists.
    • I continue to work with a number of the delegates and subcommittee members on various issues of concern to the community.
    • Each club is requested to send two delegates to attend the meeting for which resolutions can be submitted in writing to the secretary up until September 12.
    • As a conference delegate representing the region, she has already successfully moved several resolutions.
    • And it is exercisable by the Queen's representative, not her delegate or agent.
    • In 1971, residents gained the right to elect a delegate to the House of Representatives.
    • They set up soviets - committees of workers' delegates.
  • 2

    (in US)
    • 2.1(to party convention)

      delegado masculine
      delegada feminine

    • 2.2(in House of Representatives)

      representante de un territorio que aún no ha adquirido categoría de estado