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deputizing

verb
present participle 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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“Deputizing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deputizing. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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