Definitions of deputation

  1. a group of representatives or delegates
  2. The act of appointing, or giving power to, an agent; the persons so appointed to act.
  3. Act of deputing: the person or persons deputed or appointed to transact business for another.
  4. Act of deputing; persons deputed.
  5. A deputy, or deputies collectively; a delegation.
  6. The act of deputing, or the state of being deputed.
  7. The act of deputing; a special commission or authority to act; the person or persons deputed to transact business for another.
  8. Persons authorised to act for others; a special commission or delegation appointed by a public body.
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