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Overview of noun deputy

The noun deputy has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) deputy, deputy sheriff

(someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies)

2. (1) deputy, lieutenant

(an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent)

3. deputy

(a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France))

4. deputy, surrogate

(a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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