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Definition: Chamber of Deputies
(d[e^]p"[-u]*t[y^]), n.; pl. Deputies
(d[e^]p"[-u]*t[i^]z). [F. d['e]put['e], fr. LL. deputatus.
1. One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered
to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in
office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a
vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a
There was then [in the days of Jehoshaphat] no king
in Edom; a deputy was king. --1 Kings
His deputy anointed in His sight. --Shak.
Note: Deputy is used in combination with the names of various
executive officers, to denote an assistant empowered to
act in their name; as, deputy collector, deputy
marshal, deputy sheriff.
2. A member of the Chamber of Deputies. [France]
Chamber of Deputies
, one of the two branches of the French
legislative assembly; -- formerly called Corps L['e]gislatif
. Its members, called deputies, are elected
by the people voting in districts.
Syn: Substitute; representative; legate; delegate; envoy;