Deputation

Definition of Deputation

Dep`u`ta´tion
n.1.The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency.
The authority of conscience stands founded upon its vicegerency and deputation under God.
- South.
2.The person or persons deputed or commissioned by another person, party, or public body to act in his or its behalf; delegation; as, the general sent a deputation to the enemy to propose a truce.
By deputation
by delegated authority; as substitute; through the medium of a deputy.
Say to great Cæsar this: In deputation
I kiss his conquering hand.
- Shak.

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