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  • adj. Holding a delegated position.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Holding a delegated position.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Holding a delegated or dependent position.

Etymologies

Latin delegatorius pertaining to an assignment. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ultimately, this existing delegatory process has allowed the health-care system to function as well as it has with existing doctor/patient ratios.

    IndyStar.com Top Stories

  • On July 3, while dismissing the petition filed by Empire Hotels, the single Bench had observed: "There is no pick-and-choose involved in this order which is issued in the nature of a delegatory legislation under Section 31 (w) of Karnataka Police Act, 1963.

    The Times of India

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