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depute

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈpjuːt/ formal us  
to ask someone to act or speak for you: [+ to infinitive] I've deputed Lara Brown to speak for me at the conference.depute sth to sb If you depute something to someone, you ask them to do it for you: She's deputing the organization of the exhibition to Sara.
Translations of “depute”
in Spanish delegar, comisionar, encomendar…
in French déléguer…
in German abordnen, übertragen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 請…代表,委託…為代表…
in Chinese (Simplified) 请…代表,委托…为代表…
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