delegate
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delegate(
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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. (representative)
a. el delegado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la delegada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The convention delegates began arriving last night.Los delegados de la convención comenzaron a llegar anoche.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to entrust to another)
a. delegar
The Constitution delegates the authority to declare war to the Congress.La Constitución delega la autoridad para declarar la guerra al Congreso.
3. (to appoint as representative)
a. delegar
The president delegated Wallace to meet privately with the ambassador.El presidente delegó a Wallace para reunirse en privado con el embajador.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to assign responsibility)
a. delegar responsabilidades
When Judy stopped doing everything herself and began to delegate, her business grew exponentially.Cuando Judy dejó de hacerlo todo ella misma y comenzó a delegar responsabilidades, su negocio creció exponencialmente.
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delegate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el delegado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la delegado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (power, responsibility)
a. delegar
to delegate somebody to do somethingdelegar en alguien para hacer algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. delegar responsabilidades
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delegate
noun
[ˈdelɪɡɪt] delegadoadelegada (m) (f);a delegada to en;
transitive verb
[ˈdelɪɡeɪt] [+task, power] delegar;to en; [+person] delegar;to do sth para hacer algo
I was delegated to do it me delegaron para hacerlo; that task cannot be delegated ese cometido no se puede delegar en otro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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