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dep·u·ty

deputy

 
 
pronunciation:
dep y ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: deputies
definition: a person appointed to assist and sometimes act in the place of someone else.
Our school is so large the principal has a deputy to help her.
synonyms:
agent, alternate
similar words:
assistant, lieutenant, minister, representative, substitute
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