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deputy

noun

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  1. 1 a person who acts or does business for another the club president sent a deputy to the conference to vote on our behalf Synonyms of deputy assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, agent, envoy, factor, minister, procurator, proxy, rep, representativeWords Related to deputy ambassador, diplomat, diplomatist, emissary, foreign minister, legate, plenipotentiary; alternate, backup, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, stand-in, sub, substitute, surrogate, understudy; informer, operative, spy; broker, distributor, manager; arbiter, arbitrator, comprador (or compradore), conciliator, go-between, intercessor, intermediary, interposer, liaison, mediator, middleman, peacemaker; mouthpiece, point man, point person, prophet, speaker, spokesman, spokesperson

  2. 2 a person who helps a more skilled person a deputy supervisor to help out with routine tasks Synonyms of deputy adjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekickWords Related to deputy attendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp


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