noun, plural dep·u·ties.
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Origin of deputy
OTHER WORDS FROM deputydep·u·ty·ship, nounsub·dep·u·ty, noun, plural sub·dep·u·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for deputy
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.
Ibrahim made clear to Deputy Dennis Meyer that his daughter was a respectful and dutiful girl of Sudanese extraction.
When the deputy arrived at the apartment, he asked to speak with the girls and was led to their bedroom.
The deputy postmaster general took a serious view of the effect of the proposed relinquishment of the inland postage.The History of the Post Office in British North America|William Smith
The old man was silent for a few moments and then he asked: "Do he have the app'intment of the deputy marshals?"The Starbucks|Opie Percival Read
They've appointed a deputy to take charge here during my absence.The Devil's Garden|W. B. Maxwell
Getting himself elected a deputy in the National Assembly, he took his seat.Beacon Lights of History, Volume X|John Lord
So they let Joe out of his stall and showed the Deputy how deserving he was of the finest mate that could be in horsedom.The Trimmed Lamp|O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for deputy
noun plural -ties
- a person appointed to act on behalf of or represent another
- (as modifier)the deputy chairman