noun, plural delegacies.
the position or commission of a delegate.
the appointing or sending of a delegate.
a body of delegates; delegation.
(at Oxford University) a permanent committee charged with certain duties.

1525–35; deleg(ate) + -acy Unabridged
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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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Agents possess the characteristics of delegacy, competency and proactive behaviour.
Delegacy means the discretionary authority to autonomously act on behalf of the client.
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