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Definitions of deputy:
  • noun:   an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
  • noun:   someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
  • noun:   a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
  • noun:   a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #16981)

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