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delegatory

[ del-i-guh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈdɛl ɪ gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
of or relating to the delegation or assignment of authority, power, or responsibility.
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Origin of delegatory

First recorded in 1590–1600; delegate + -ory1
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