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English → English (gcide) Definition: Chamber of Deputies deputy \dep"u*ty\ (d[e^]p"[-u]*t[y^]), n.; pl. Deputies (d[e^]p"[-u]*t[i^]z). [F. d['e]put['e], fr. LL. deputatus. See Depute.] 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 township, etc. [1913 Webster] There was then [in the days of Jehoshaphat] no king in Edom; a deputy was king. --1 Kings xxii. 47. [1913 Webster] God's substitute, His deputy anointed in His sight. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A member of the Chamber of Deputies. [France] [1913 Webster] 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; agent; factor. [1913 Webster]


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