[ US /ˈdɛɫəˌɡeɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dˈɛlɪɡˌe‍ɪtɪŋ/ ]
  1. authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
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How To Use delegating In A Sentence

  • We then invent criteria to back up the choice, delegating our responsibility to professional specialists.
  • He experimented with a chairman of the board management style, delegating details to others without surrendering overall control.
  • `Surely as an officer, you wouldn't think of delegating to an underling something you wouldn't do yourself? SAN ANDREAS
  • He's great at delegating, giving you an assignment, and then turning you loose on it and not trying to micromanage you or second-guess you.
  • You are thus delegating the right to achieve failure as well as success.
  • The man who conducts any business requiring labor and capital not only exacts an unjust proportion of the laborer's hire, but takes more than he justly should as interest upon his capital and as reward for his own time and labor, often amounting to no trouble or labor, he delegating to other hands, such as foremen or overseers, the absolute control of his investment. Black and White Land, Labor, and Politics in the South
  • Workaholics can seem to be inadequate, non-delegating, perfectionistic, friendless control freaks. Times, Sunday Times
  • His enthusiasm for delegating is a potentially winning political art. What would Machiavelli think of David Cameron?
  • But I still think that -- that -- that the idea of delegating the entire first drafting process to a clerk is -- is too great. Closed Chambers: The First Eyewitness Account of the Epic Struggles Inside the Supreme Court
  • Delegating is the executive's greatest need as well as greatest privilege.
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