Translation of deputy in Spanish:

deputy

segundo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛpjədi//ˈdɛpjʊti/

noun

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    • 1.1

      (second-in-command) segundo masculine
      (second-in-command) segunda feminine
      (masculine and feminine) (substitute) suplente
      (masculine and feminine) (substitute) reemplazo masculine
      before 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) Law

      (masculine and feminine) ayudante del sheriff

    • 1.3(British)

      • 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

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    Politics
    diputado masculine
    diputada feminine
    to be elected as a deputy ser elegido diputado/diputada