Definition of subdelegation in English:

subdelegation

noun

  • The action or process of subdelegating a person (now rare) or thing; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fitzherbert (1552–1640), Jesuit. From sub- + delegation, after either French subdélégation or post-classical Latin subdelegatio.

Pronunciation

subdelegation

/ˌsʌbdɛlɪˈɡeɪʃn/