Origin of deputy
OTHER WORDS FROM deputydep·u·ty·ship, nounsub·dep·u·ty, noun, plural sub·dep·u·ties.
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How to use deputy in a sentence
The Sheriff’s deputy ordered her to sign a ticket containing a promise to appear in court several months later.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department investigated and not only cleared Graham of battery — deputies went on to charge the woman with filing a false police report.Telemarketer Says Another GOP Campaign Was Behind Phil Graham Robocalls|Jesse Marx|July 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Erik Caldwell, the city’s deputy chief operating officer, followed up and here’s a summary.Environment Report: The Latest Power Struggles for SDG&E and Sempra|MacKenzie Elmer|June 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Joe Levanthal, a Republican and former ethics commissioner, and Marni von Wilpert, a Democrat and deputy city attorney, advanced through the March primary.Down Goes the Last Republican Council District (By Registration)|Andrew Keatts|June 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Been is New York City’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development.Why Rent Control Doesn’t Work (Ep. 373 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|March 12, 2020|Freakonomics
Patrick Klugman, the deputy mayor of Paris, said: “We are living our kind of 9/11,” he said.
Coincidently, both he and the deputy shadow governor are Korengalis and Zalwar Khan knows them well.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One is Dmitry Rogozin, the former ambassador to NATO and current deputy prime minister.
Nick Clegg, the Lib Dem Deputy Prime Minister, attacked the Conservatives for their predictable response to the report.
Ibrahim made clear to Deputy Dennis Meyer that his daughter was a respectful and dutiful girl of Sudanese extraction.
The door was opened; and the deputy stood back, while the son of the Duke entered the vestibule of the prison.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Indeed, he thought the Englishman was some important official and took Chumru for his native deputy.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The district headman is the deputy of the tribal ward headman to whom he is immediately responsible.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
After a preliminary defeat he was elected deputy at the time when Sallenauve sent in his resignation, in 1841.
He was a deputy sitting on the right and upholding the Royalist platform of Divine Right.
British Dictionary definitions for deputy
- a person appointed to act on behalf of or represent another
- (as modifier)the deputy chairman