from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of delegate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deputed; sent with authority to act for another; appointed.
- Intrusted; committed; held by substitution.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This is now a term delegated to the noisy, gaming arenas known as 'arcades'.
And of course, every state is different since the police powers must in some way be delegated from the State Executive.
Glenn says that any VP power is executive branch and delegated from the President.
Your argument appears to be that Article I give Congress certain delegated powers, narrowly defined.
PNC Bank as a lender for its medium-term delegated authority program. ...
The honorable gentleman who presides told us that, to prevent abuses in our government, we will assemble in convention, recall our delegated powers, and punish our servants for abusing the trust reposed in them.
In this transient form jurisdiction is called delegated or extraordinary, and concerning it canon law, following the Roman law, has developed exhaustive provisions.
If it is only given him by way of commission it is known as delegated power.
-- "We will assemble in conventions," said Mr. Pendleton, "wholly recall our delegated powers, or reform them so as to prevent such abuse, and punish our servants."
Pendleton had repelled the idea of danger from the adoption of the constitution, on the ground of the facility with which the people could recall their delegated powers and change their servants.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.