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delegate (something) to (one)

To assign something, such as a task, to someone else. Oh, I delegated that boring paperwork to the interns immediately. If you're overwhelmed, why don't you delegate some of this stuff to the rest of your team?
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delegate someone to something

to appoint someone to something; to appoint someone to be something. I will delegate Jane to be our representative. Donna was delegated to attend the conference.
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delegate something to someone

to assign a task to someone; to appoint someone to do a specific task. I will have to delegate this job to Sam, who knows how to do these things. The job was delegated to Sally.
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CEOs with high Delegator talent also generated 33% greater revenue in 2013 than those with low or limited levels of the talent: $8 million versus $6 million, respectively.
The in-form Roger Charlton-trained four-year-old Bated Breath and Charles O'Brien's Bewitched both hold good chances, if Delegator drops out due to testing conditions.
FREE REIGN Jockey Ted Durcan steers Delegator (left) to victory in the Dubai Duty Free Cup at Newbury yesterday, from Sir Gerry (green cap), ridden by George Baker.
Fab Frankie: Delegator returns after win Hot to trot: Del boy sweeps past the field to land big race in style of a class horse
When Delegator came to him you could see my horse had his head was down and he was really trying.
Of course, we now know John Oxx's charge is just about the best we've seen for 20 years after he landed the Derby, so Delegator lost little in defeat.
The 8-1 chance enjoyed a clear passage along the stands rail and called on his stamina running to the line to thwart the challenge of 3-1 favourite Delegator.
Jamie Spencer looked to have timed things to perfection on Delegator after long-time leader Evasive gave way.
Think of IMA as a stairway where we can start as a Doer and climb to the Delegator level.
com/research/919575/how_to_become_an_e) has announced the addition of the "How to Become an Expert Delegator & Communicator as an Administrative Executive" audioconference to their offering.
If you are a Delegator, you understand that a rapidly growing venture needs capabilities and resources beyond what you alone can provide.
Improved for Craven MOST IMPROVED, Brian Meehan's main Classic hope this season, is set to take the same route as former stable star Delegator by tackling the Craven Stakes before being targeted at the Qipco 2,000 Guineas.
The all-powerful Godolphin stable has assembled a strong team of horses led by Delegator, who contests the Group Two bet365 Lennox Stakes, the opening day's feature race.
Will Delegator - partnered by wonderkid Mickael Barzalona in the suspended Frankie Dettori's absence - finally land a top-level prize in Saturday's Golden Jubilee Stakes?
GODOLPHIN rarely leave Royal Ascot without a winner and trainer Saeed bin Suroor believes Delegator is his main hope for more glory next week.
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