De-legacy

delegacy

[del-i-guh-see]
noun, plural delegacies.
1.
the position or commission of a delegate.
2.
the appointing or sending of a delegate.
3.
a body of delegates; delegation.
4.
(at Oxford University) a permanent committee charged with certain duties.

Origin:
1525–35; deleg(ate) + -acy

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delegacy (ˈdɛlɪɡəsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  delegation a less common word for delegation
2.  a.  an elected standing committee at some British universities
 b.  a department or institute of a university: a delegacy of Education

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