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  Words related to deputy

Related / Similar Words: lieutenant, deputy sheriff, surrogate

 

Definition:
  • an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent;
  • someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies;
  • a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others;
  • a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France);

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

     

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

     

     
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