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delegate
used in Starship Troopers

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Definition
assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
  • But I had not yet learned to delegate authority.
    Chapter 13 (17% in)
delegate = assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
  • "We found," the older one said, "appended to each record off physical examination a duly certified conclusion by an authorized and delegated board of psychiatrists stating that each of them is mentally competent to take the oath and that neither one is under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, other disabling drugs, nor of hypnosis."
    Chapter 2 (62% in)
  • ...Constitutional liberties and privileges of all citizens and lawful residents of the Federation, its associated states and territories, to perform, on or off Terra, such duties of any lawful nature as may be assigned to me by lawful direct or delegated authority — " " — and to obey all lawful orders of the Commander-in-Chief of the Terran Service and of all officers or delegated persons placed over me — " " — and to require such obedience from all members of the Service or other persons...
    Chapter 2 (66% in)
  • ...to perform, on or off Terra, such duties of any lawful nature as may be assigned to me by lawful direct or delegated authority — " " — and to obey all lawful orders of the Commander-in-Chief of the Terran Service and of all officers or delegated persons placed over me — " " — and to require such obedience from all members of the Service or other persons or non-human beings lawfully placed under my orders — " " — and, on being honorably discharged at the completion of my full term of...
    Chapter 2 (66% in)
  • Athletics I delegated to Brumby; referee was "if and when."
    Chapter 13 (29% in)
  • Correspondence courses meant a lot of paperwork since quite a few were continuing their educations, war or no war — but I delegated my platoon sergeant and the records were kept by the PFC who was his clerk.
    Chapter 13 (29% in)

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