CET6+ TEM8 GRE
1. delegate, delegattion => relegate.
2. delegate, delegattion => Latin legare "send as a deputy, send with a commission, bequeath," from lex (genitive legis) "contract, law" (see legal).
4. legacy => relegate.
- relegate (v.)
- 1590s "to banish, send into exile," from Latin relegatus, past participle of relegare "remove, dismiss, banish, send away, schedule, put aside," from re- "back" (see re-) + legare "send with a commission" (see legate). Meaning "place in a position of inferiority" is recorded from 1790. Related: Relegated; relegating; relegable.
- 1. Some scientists relegate parapsychology to the sphere of quackery.
- 2. Might it not be better to relegate the King to a purely ceremonial function?
- 3. This support energy does not by any relegate 2 s to subordinate positions.
- 4. We shall relegate this problem to the organizing committee.
- 5. She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues.
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