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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Deputy.

How to pronounce deputy:


Deputy - as a noun

Someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

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deputy sheriff

An assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

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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

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Deputy - as a verb

To deputise

Example Sentences

"The sheriff appointed a new deputy to assist with the investigation."
"The deputy mayor announced the new city-wide initiative."
"The deputy director oversaw the construction of the new bridge."
"The deputy governor addressed the crowd at the rally."
"The deputy teacher instructed the students in basic math skills."
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Word Game Points

Is DEPUTY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, deputy is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DEPUTY has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is DEPUTY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, deputy is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DEPUTY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is DEPUTY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, deputy is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DEPUTY has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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