In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine segundofeminine segundasuplentemasculine reemplazobefore noun deputy chair / chairman
- deputy director
- deputy head — subdirector
- The National Railway Museum has appointed a new deputy head with a strong background in serving York's heritage.
- He served as deputy assistant attorney general in the Antitrust Division.
- While I was a deputy mayor I laid a wreath on the war memorial.
- Apart from being deputy premier he also held the portfolios of commerce and trade, small business and regional development.
- The Commissioner is assisted by a deputy commissioner and a number of directors and professional advisers.
- He also wants to bag the post of deputy chief minister for the party.
- Last week he was appointed interim deputy leader of the party during the leadership race.
- The deputy superintendent urged all road users to comply with the laws in the interests of road safety.
- Tomorrow I hand over the Principal Clerk's duties to my deputy.
- The vacancies at the top, with just two deputy commissioners managing the show, has slowed down the administration.
- In May 1998, he was appointed deputy assistant commissioner with the Metropolitan Police.
- The deputy chairman's allowance has also been cut from £2,370 to nothing.
- He became deputy managing editor in December 1997.
- It was, however, recently reported that he had taken the unusual step of appointing a deputy.
- He was later promoted brigadier, and made a deputy director of military intelligence.
- Eleven years later he joined the board and was appointed deputy chairman in May 2000.
- The Government suspended 18 policemen, including two deputy commissioners of police, and two excise department officials.
- The report also recommended giving heads, deputies and assistant heads set time for management duties.
- Lancashire's fire service has appointed a new deputy chief fire officer.
- Since his health was poor, moreover, he appointed a deputy to perform most of the routine presidential duties.
1.2(US) Lawayudante del sheriff
- The dockers went on strike in July and pit deputies in the union threatened to strike in October.
- The general secretary of the pit deputies union said it was ironic British mineworkers were wanted in Australia.
- Members of the pit deputies union were poised to stage the first of eight one-day strikes next Tuesday in a dispute over pay and conditions.
- He was a pit deputy at Redbrook colliery on the outskirts of Barnsley, in a different union.
- And last month the pit deputies union Nacods also reluctantly agreed to the deal, despite months of trying to negotiate a national agreement.
capataz encargado de la seguridad en una mina
2Politicsdiputado masculinediputada feminineto be elected as a deputy — ser elegido diputado/diputada
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