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DELEGATE Definition & Legal Meaning

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A person who is delegated or commissioned to act in the stead of another; a person to whom affairs are committed by another; an attorney.A person elected or appointed to be a member of a representative assembly. Usuallyspoken of one sent to a special or occasional assembly or convention. Manston v.Mcintosh, 58 Minn. 525, 60 N. W. 672, 28 L. R. A. 605.The representative In congress of one of the organized territories of the United States.


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