Definition of subdelegado in English:

subdelegado

noun

  • In Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking countries: any of various officials exercising delegated authority; specifically an official subordinate to an intendant, having authority over a subdelegación (now historical).

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Review. From Spanish subdelegado, use as noun of past participle of subdelegar.

Pronunciation

subdelegado

/ˌsuːbdɛlɛˈɡɑːdəʊ/