Definitions of "deputy"
  1. A substitute appointed with the authority to carry out duties
  2. An assistant or second in command who is responsible for taking over when the leader is not present
How to use "deputy" in a sentence
  1. In the event of the sheriff's vacation, the deputy stepped in to maintain order in the county.
  2. The manager was absent due to sickness, so the deputy managed the team's project.
  3. If the captain is incapacitated, the deputy will step up and take charge of the ship.

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