Translation of deputy in Spanish:
noun plural deputies
- 1 1.1 (second-in-command)segundo, (-da) (masculine, feminine)(before noun) deputy chair o chairmanvicepresidente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)deputy directorsubdirector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)deputy head (British English)
director adjunto, (directora adjunta) (masculine, feminine)subdirector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences1.2deputy (sheriff) (American English) (Law)
ayudante (masculine or feminine) del sheriff1.3 (British English) (Mining)(capataz encargado de la seguridad en una mina)Example sentences
- Tomorrow I hand over the Principal Clerk's duties to my deputy.
- The National Railway Museum has appointed a new deputy head with a strong background in serving York's heritage.
- In May 1998, he was appointed deputy assistant commissioner with the Metropolitan Police.
- The general secretary of the pit deputies union said it was ironic British mineworkers were wanted in Australia.
- The dockers went on strike in July and pit deputies in the union threatened to strike in October.
- He was a pit deputy at Redbrook colliery on the outskirts of Barnsley, in a different union.
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