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delegate
used in The Bourne Supremacy

18 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
delegate the job
Definition
assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
  • Jason Bourne never delegated anything, but he was still David Webb and there were several people on campus he could trust — certainly not with the truth but with a useful lie.
    Chapter 6 (50% in)

There are no more uses of "delegate" flagged with this meaning in The Bourne Supremacy.

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  • And at Kai Tak the other night, two of your most vocal critics in the Peking delegation -targets of a bomb.
    Chapter 36 (89% in)
  • You advised Canadian ambassadors and delegations all over the world.'
    Chapter 3 (53% in)
  • He could delegate certain things.
    Chapter 6 (50% in)
  • Cancelling her scheduled lunch on the pretext of a summons from the British delegation — a common occurrence during the round-robin conferences with the People's Republic over the 1997 Treaty — Foreign Service Officer Staples instructed the driver to drop them at the beginning of Food Street in Causeway Bay.
    Chapter 14 (51% in)
  • Will your lunch date accept the British delegation story?
    Chapter 14 (59% in)
  • The Governor is flying in from Beijing tonight with his own entourage from the Foreign Office, as well as another Chinese negotiating delegation.
    Chapter 19 (22% in)
  • The two leaders of the British and the Chinese delegations emerged together.
    Chapter 19 (63% in)
  • The brief ceremony was over, signified by the arrival of the official limousines, each with a motorcycle escort driving up between the delegations and the roped-off crowd of journalists and photographers.
    Chapter 19 (69% in)
  • Somewhere in that car or beneath that car was the timed mechanism that would blow it to the skies, killing the leaders of both delegations.
    Chapter 19 (80% in)
  • The Sino-British delegations.
    Chapter 20 (11% in)
  • Both delegations have their own military escorts; they'll be put to use.'
    Chapter 20 (50% in)
  • The delegations are not to run in the face of Western terrorism.
    Chapter 20 (91% in)
  • 'The Chinese delegation!' shouted McAllister out of breath, racing to the diplomat and thrusting the paper at him.
    Chapter 20 (95% in)
  • It includes two members of the Chinese delegation.
    Chapter 20 (98% in)
  • The traffic's rotten, as usual, made worse by all the security surrounding the Sino-British delegations, tying up the streets and the tunnel, but it shouldn't take me more than an hour and a half, perhaps two.'
    Chapter 22 (11% in)
  • Unless you wish to be responsible for my missing an urgent meeting with a delegation from the Trade Commission, whose military procurements chief is a General Liang-Somebody-or-other.
    Chapter 24 (32% in)
  • I'm sorry to bother you, but I'm First Interpreter for all French delegations having business with government industry and I'm afraid I've lost one of my confused sheep.
    Chapter 24 (39% in)

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