deputy, deputy sheriff(noun)
someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)
a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
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.
(in France): A member of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly called Corps Lu00E9gislatif
(Ireland) a member of Du00E1il u00C9ireann, or the title of a member of Du00E1il u00C9ireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)
Origin: député, from deputatus (appointed).
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
a member of the Chamber of Deputies
A deputy is a legislator in many countries, particularly those with legislatures styled as a 'Chamber of Deputies' or 'National Assembly'.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'deputy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2639
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'deputy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3447
Rank popularity for the word 'deputy' in Nouns Frequency: #916
The numerical value of deputy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of deputy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The deputy reached in and got the baby.
Deputy Myers has been a treasured part of this agency's family since 1989.
Thankfully, the Warriors won and Deputy Dennington got to the game on time.
Very thankful for that and the work of the off-duty deputy who made the arrest.
Robert Bates has met all the requisite training required by Oklahoma to be a reserve deputy.
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Translations for deputy
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- представител, заместникBulgarian
- Abgeordnete, Stellvertreter, Stellvertreterin, Abgeordneter, Deputierter, DeputierteGerman
- delegado, representante, adjunto, diputado, sustituto, suplenteSpanish
- edustaja, sijainen, varajäsenFinnish
- suppléant, député, adjointFrench
- megbízott helyettesHungarian
- rappresentate, delegato, vice, deputatoItalian
- 代議士, 代理, 代理人Japanese
- tēputi, kaitiriwāMāori
- adjudant, adjudanteDutch
- deputado, representantePortuguese
- представительница, депутат, заместитель, представитель, заместительницаRussian
- vice, biträdandeSwedish
- milletvekili, delegeTurkish
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