deputy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɛpjʊti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɛpyəti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(depyə tē)


Inflections of 'deputy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": deputies
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deputy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is the [chairman's, president's, director's, sheriff's, ambassador's] deputy
  2. is the deputy to the [chairman]
  3. [issued, gave, barked] instructions to his deputy
  4. [handed over, assigned] roles to her deputy
  5. sent [his, the] deputy to [meet, greet] them
  6. the deputy met the [guests, dignitaries, ambassador]
  7. has been [appointed, made, named] (her) deputy
  8. was [appointed] an honorary deputy
  9. (the organization) has [appointed] a new deputy
  10. has been her deputy [for four years, since 2012]
  11. his deputy is [in charge of, responsible for]
  12. the deputy [handles, manages, deals with] (foreign interests)
n as adj
  1. is the deputy [chairman, manager, officer, director, chief, assistant]
  2. is the [organization's, company's] deputy [chairman]
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