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tr. & intr.v. dep·u·tized, dep·u·tiz·ing, dep·u·tiz·es
To appoint or serve as a deputy.

dep′u·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈdɛpjʊˌtaɪz) or


to appoint or act as deputy
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(ˈdɛp yəˌtaɪz)

v. -tized, -tiz•ing. v.t.
1. to appoint as deputy.
2. to act as a deputy.
dep`u•ti•za′tion, n.
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Past participle: deputized
Gerund: deputizing

I deputize
you deputize
he/she/it deputizes
we deputize
you deputize
they deputize
I deputized
you deputized
he/she/it deputized
we deputized
you deputized
they deputized
Present Continuous
I am deputizing
you are deputizing
he/she/it is deputizing
we are deputizing
you are deputizing
they are deputizing
Present Perfect
I have deputized
you have deputized
he/she/it has deputized
we have deputized
you have deputized
they have deputized
Past Continuous
I was deputizing
you were deputizing
he/she/it was deputizing
we were deputizing
you were deputizing
they were deputizing
Past Perfect
I had deputized
you had deputized
he/she/it had deputized
we had deputized
you had deputized
they had deputized
I will deputize
you will deputize
he/she/it will deputize
we will deputize
you will deputize
they will deputize
Future Perfect
I will have deputized
you will have deputized
he/she/it will have deputized
we will have deputized
you will have deputized
they will have deputized
Future Continuous
I will be deputizing
you will be deputizing
he/she/it will be deputizing
we will be deputizing
you will be deputizing
they will be deputizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deputizing
you have been deputizing
he/she/it has been deputizing
we have been deputizing
you have been deputizing
they have been deputizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deputizing
you will have been deputizing
he/she/it will have been deputizing
we will have been deputizing
you will have been deputizing
they will have been deputizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deputizing
you had been deputizing
he/she/it had been deputizing
we had been deputizing
you had been deputizing
they had been deputizing
I would deputize
you would deputize
he/she/it would deputize
we would deputize
you would deputize
they would deputize
Past Conditional
I would have deputized
you would have deputized
he/she/it would have deputized
we would have deputized
you would have deputized
they would have deputized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deputize - act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"
cover - help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"
supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
2.deputize - appoint as a substitute
appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
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verb stand in for, act for, take the place of, understudy I soon became skilful enough to deputize for him in the kitchen.
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vekâlet etmek


[ˈdepjʊtaɪz] VI to deputize for sbdesempeñar las funciones de algn, sustituir a algn
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[ˈdɛpjʊtaɪz] vi (= stand in) to deputize for → assurer l'intérim de
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vivertreten (for sb jdn), als Vertreter(in) fungieren (for sb für jdn)
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[ˈdɛpjʊˌtaɪz] vi to deputize (for sb)fare le veci (di qn), sostituire (qn)
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(diˈpjuːt) verb
1. to appoint a person to take over a task etc.
2. to hand over (a task etc) to someone else to do for one.
ˌdepuˈtation (depju-) noun
a group of people appointed to represent others. The miners sent a deputation to the Prime Minister.
deputize, deputise (ˈdepju-) verb
to act as a deputy. She deputized for her father at the meeting.
deputy (ˈdepjuti) noun
someone appointed to help a person and take over some of his jobs if necessary. While the boss was ill, his deputy ran the office.
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