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- v. Present participle of delegate.
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- n. the act or process of authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
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The FFs surely had a distrust for foreign entanglements that was not evident in delegating to Congress the right to legislate domestically (hence the 2/3rds requirement for treaties).
The people, in delegating authority, do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good for them to know.
His enthusiasm for delegating is a potentially winning political art.
There’s economic sense in delegating menial tasks, but the consumer retail market has gone down the path of “just good enough”, setting up an ever-faster upgrade/replacement cycle
There’s economic sense in delegating menial tasks, but the consumer retail market has gone down the path of “just good enough”, setting up an ever-faster upgrade/replacement cycle — the flipside of the coin to the financial trickery described upthread — and if the need arose to return to a “built to last” model for consumer durables, would the skills and infrastructure still be there?
Sometimes we are so good at all the things we do, so well organized, and so used to doing it all that, like Elizabeth, we resist the idea of delegating some of our work.
But I still think that -- that -- that the idea of delegating the entire first drafting process to a clerk is -- is too great.
"This type of direct and collegial democracy shall not be considered inferior to modern western-type democracies based on the notion of delegating one's own decision-making powers to a group of elected and politically accountable representatives," Buthelezi explained.
Other constructors known as delegating constructors will invoke the target constructor first, and then perform additional operations if necessary.
When you want another person to replace you in a job this is called delegating this person.
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