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deputize

verb
 
 
/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 formal request to the Attorney General's Office to deputize an agency lawyer to handle all animal rights cases.
[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.
Translations of “deputize”
in Korean 대행하다…
in Arabic يَنيب…
in Portuguese substituir…
in Catalan substituir, representar…
in Japanese (人の)代理を務める…
in Italian fare le veci, sostituire…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指工作)代理(某人),替(某人)發言…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指工作)代理(某人)…
(Definition of deputize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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