Associations to the word «Deputy»

Wiktionary

DEPUTY, noun. One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a township, etc.
DEPUTY, noun. (in France): A member of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly called Corps Législatif
DEPUTY, noun. (Ireland) a member of Dáil Éireann, or the title of a member of Dáil Éireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)
DEPUTY HEAD, noun. (education) The deputy to a headteacher

Dictionary definition

DEPUTY, noun. Someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies.
DEPUTY, noun. An assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.
DEPUTY, noun. A member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France).
DEPUTY, noun. A person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others.

Wise words

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