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  Definition of deputy
  1. an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
  2. someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
  3. a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
  4. a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)
Similar Words: lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate

 

Hyponyms: second-in-command, vicar-general, vice-regent, vicegerent

 

Derivational Morphology: substitute, deputize, deputise, step in, depute

 

 
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