\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷gəˌtōrē, -tȯr-, -ri\ adjective
Etymology: Late Latin delegatorius, from Latin delegatus + -orius -ory
: of, relating to, or involving delegation of authority : conveying power or authority to one that has no independent right to it

various delegatory acts required to establish modern public-health services

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Delegatory — Del e*ga*to*ry, a. [L. delegatorius pert. to an assignment.] Holding a delegated position. Nash. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delegatory — /del i geuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. of or pertaining to the delegation or assignment of authority, power, or responsibility. [1590 1600; DELEGATE + ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • delegatory — adj. of the giving or transfer of authority …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delegatory — del·e·ga·to·ry …   English syllables

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