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delegation

del·e·ga·tion

delegation

 
pronunciation:
de l geI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of persons selected to represent others, as at a conference or convention.
The chieftain sent a delegation to initiate peace talks with the enemy.
similar words:
mission
definition 2: the act or process of delegating.
similar words:
commission
definition 3: the condition of being delegated.