dedeputize

deputize

[dep-yuh-tahyz]
verb (used with object), deputized, deputizing.
1.
to appoint as deputy.
verb (used without object), deputized, deputizing.
2.
to act as a deputy; substitute.
Also, especially British, deputise.


Origin:
1720–30; deput(y) + -ize

deputization, noun
de-deputize, verb (used with object), de-deputized, de-deputizing.
undeputized, adjective
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deputize or deputise (ˈdɛpjʊˌtaɪz)
 
vb
to appoint or act as deputy
 
deputise or deputise
 
vb

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