Similar words: mutation, salutation, transmutation, deportation, putative, depute, deputy, proportional representation. Meaning: [‚depjʊ'teɪʃn] n. 1. a group of representatives or delegates 2. authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions.
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1. They sent a deputation to Parliament.
2. A deputation of 40 strikers was organized.
3. They sent a deputation to the ministry to complain.
4. The managing director agreed to receive a deputation from the factory.
5. The deputation from the EU arrives/arrive tomorrow.
6. The deputation to see the Prime Minister arrived dead on time and was received at once.
7. She was sent on a deputation to see the Pope.
8. A deputation of elders from the village arrived headed by its chief.
9. Gone are the days of deputation.
10. A deputation of Confederates had come to demand that he and his men evacuate the fort without further delay.
11. Then, with one short hostile look at the deputation, Lee resumed his chair.
12. It is said that a deputation of quarrymen came to see him with a view to getting a trade union recognised.
13. This was followed up by a deputation to the governors on 10 June 1840, led by Thomas Turner.
14. A deputation of church leaders has met with the government to discuss the teaching of religion in schools.
15. A deputation of dark-suited, middle-aged men appeared at the hotel entrance, smiling like grannies at a railway station.
16. In the morning the minister received a deputation from the National Union of Farmers protesting about the government's plans to cut agricultural subsidies.
17. Then, after telling the deputation to rise she continued, graciously and effectively , if disingenuously.
18. The minister agreed to receive a deputation from the railwaymen's union.
19. Thomas Cardinal Bourchier, former Archbishop of Canterbury and chancellor,(sentencedict.com) was appointed to head the deputation.
20. The council also passed a further motion to send a deputation to the Southern Board to express their concern.
21. One by one, with grave solemnity, the four of the deputation accepted cigars and lit up in ritualistic fashion.
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