Translation of deputy in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdepjəti; ˈdepjʊti/

n (pl -ties)

  • 1 1.1 (second-in-command) segundo, -da (m,f); (substitute) suplente (mf), reemplazo (mf) (before n) deputy chair o chairman vicepresidente, -ta (m,f) deputy director subdirector, -tora (m,f), director adjunto, directora adjunta (m,f) deputy head (BrE) subdirector, -tora (m,f)
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    • 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.
    1.2deputy (sheriff) (AmE) [Law] ayudante (mf) del sheriff 1.3 (BrE) [Min] capataz encargado de la seguridad en una mina
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    • 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.
  • 2 [Govt] diputado, -da (m,f) to be elected as a deputy ser* elegido diputado/diputada

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