Example sentences for: delegation

How can you use “delegation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When a city delegation marches on his tent and offers to set his family up in a new house, the inveterate burglar asks for a place in a wealthier neighborhood so that he'll be "closer to work."

  • It was here that Kangxi’s grandson, Emperor Qinalong, received the first official delegation from the West ever to visit China, a British team headed by Lord Macartney in 1793.

  • When Iraq was shooting missiles into Israel during the Gulf War, a delegation of Serbs traveled to Tel Aviv to show solidarity.

  • The Kosovo peace talks made progress . The ethnic Albanian delegation, which is seeking independence from ethnically Serbian Yugoslavia, agreed to the peace deal in principle but asked for two weeks to convince its armed allies to abandon their rebellion against the Serbs in exchange for limited self-rule.

  • The LAT and NYT report that during the high-ranking U.N. delegation's visit to East Timor no shots were heard, but the officials could see that the city was in ruins.


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