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Relegating   /rˈɛləgˌeɪtɪŋ/   Listen
Relegating

noun
1.
Authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions.  Synonyms: delegating, delegation, deputation, relegation.






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"Relegating" Quotes from Famous Books



... experience become apparent that there is really no reason, in the nature of things, why the whole of mankind should not constitute politically one huge federation,—each little group managing its local affairs in entire independence, but relegating all questions of international interest to the decision of one central tribunal supported by the public opinion of the entire human race. I believe that the time will come when such a state of things will exist upon the earth, when it will be possible (with our friends ...
— American Political Ideas Viewed From The Standpoint Of Universal History • John Fiske

... hall with firm, though noiseless, step; stood a moment on the threshold relegating herself completely to the background; then opened the door; and Nurse ...
— The Rosary • Florence L. Barclay

... lover's arm, Pauline therefore easily found warmth and words with which to admire the landscape spread before her, for was she not soon to leave it, exchanging these frigid and glacial glories for life in a European capital, and, once for all, abandoning all ideas of a career and relegating everything at St. Ignace and Clairville to a place in her memory? Beautiful, then, she found it, and gaily proposing a walk along the decorated road, suddenly remembered Angeel and resolved to visit her and say ...
— Ringfield - A Novel • Susie Frances Harrison



Words linked to "Relegating" :   authorisation, devolvement, empowerment, relegate, devolution, authorization



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