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American English: /ˈdɛpjədi/
British English: /ˈdɛpjʊti/

Translation of deputy in Spanish:

noun plural deputies

  • 1 1.1 (second-in-command)
    segundo, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    (before noun) deputy chair o chairman
    vicepresidente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    deputy director
    subdirector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    director adjunto, (directora adjunta) (masculine, feminine)
    deputy head (British English)
    subdirector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    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.
    1.2deputy (sheriff) (American English) (Law)
    ayudante (masculine or feminine) del sheriff
    1.3 (British English) (Mining)
    (capataz encargado de la seguridad en una mina)
    Example sentences
    • 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 (Politics)
    diputado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    to be elected as a deputy
    ser elegido diputado/diputada
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