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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of delegating)
a. delegation
La delegación de tareas hará el trabajo más rápido y eficiente.The delegation of tasks will make the job faster and more efficient.
b. devolution (power)
La monarquía se debilitó por la excesiva delegación de la autoridad.The monarchy weakened due to the excessive devolution of authority.
2. (commission)
a. delegation
La delegación más pequeña en las olimpiadas tenía solo dos representantes.The smallest delegation at the Olympics only had two representatives.
3. (government department)
a. local office
Los documentos para solicitar el permiso se entregan en la delegación.The documents to apply for the permit are handed over at the local office.
b. office
Por el momento, no hay citas disponibles en la delegación para gestionar la solicitud.At the moment, there are no available appointments at the office to process the application.
4. (precinct)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. police station
Se llevaron a la delegación al hombre que intentaba robar el coche.The man who was trying to steal the car was taken to the police station.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (autorización, comisión)
a. delegation
delegación de poderesdevolution (of power)
2. (sucursal)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. local office
Delegación del Gobiernooffice representing central government in each province
delegación de Haciendahead tax office
delegación de policíapolice station
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1 (acto) delegation
delegación de poderes (Administración) devolution
2 (sucursal) (Com) local office; [del Estado] local office of a government department
delegación del gobierno office of the government delegate to an autonomous community
La [Delegación del Gobierno] estudiará ahora los antecedentes y el acuerdo de la diputación.
3 (representantes) delegation
la delegación fue a cumplimentar al Ministro the delegation went to pay its respects to the minister
delegación comercial trade mission
4 (México) (comisaría) main police station; (municipio) municipal district
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