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Deputy Lieutenant

Saltos de línea: Dep¦uty Lieu|ten¦ant

Definición de Deputy Lieutenant en inglés:

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(In the UK) the deputy of the Lord Lieutenant of a county.
Example sentences
  • A deputy lieutenant says she was ‘mortified’ when a wheelchair provided didn't fit down the aisle and staff had to lift her over the heads of other passengers to reach her seat.
  • He was deputy lieutenant of Durham and magistrate in three counties, acquiring estates and houses which became centres of high society.
  • Despite his wealth, he has remained close to his roots in Derbyshire where he held the honorary position of deputy lieutenant of the country in 1999.

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