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Definition 1: an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for deputy in the sense of this definition

(deputy is a kind of ...) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

"my invaluable assistant" "they hired additional help to finish the work"

(... is a kind of deputy ) someone who relieves a commander

(... is a kind of deputy ) (Roman Catholic Church) an administrative deputy who assists a bishop

(... is a kind of deputy ) a regent's deputy

Definition 2: someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for deputy in the sense of this definition

(deputy is a kind of ...) an officer of the law

Definition 3: a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for deputy in the sense of this definition

(deputy is a kind of ...) a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

(... is a kind of deputy ) someone appointed by a ruler as an administrative deputy

Definition 4: a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France) - [noun denoting person]

(deputy is a kind of ...) someone who makes or enacts laws

(deputy belongs to a domain located in ...) a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe

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