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deputized

verb
past tense of deputize

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to appoint as one's representative
  • he deputized a local citizen to take charge of the situation while he went for reinforcements

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“Deputized.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deputized. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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