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"deputize" in British English

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(Definition of deputize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   us   /ˈdepjutaɪz/ (UK also deputise)
[T] to choose someone to ​officially speak or ​act in your ​place or for a particular ​purpose: deputize sb to do sth The ​administration made a ​formalrequest to the Attorney General's ​Office to deputize an ​agencylawyer to ​handle all animal ​rightscases.
[I] to ​act or speak for another ​person, especially at ​work: I was ​asked to deputize for the Head of Administrative Law in a ​meeting.
(Definition of deputize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deputize”
in Arabic يَنيب…
in Korean 대행하다…
in Portuguese substituir…
in Catalan substituir, representar…
in Japanese (人の)代理を務める…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指工作)代理(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指工作)代理(某人),替(某人)發言…
in Italian fare le veci, sostituire…
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