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1.1masculine segundofeminine segundamasculine suplentefeminine reemplazobefore noun deputy chair / chairman — vicepresidente masculine
- deputy director — subdirector
- deputy head — subdirector
- Since his health was poor, moreover, he appointed a deputy to perform most of the routine presidential duties.
- The Government suspended 18 policemen, including two deputy commissioners of police, and two excise department officials.
- Apart from being deputy premier he also held the portfolios of commerce and trade, small business and regional development.
- He became deputy managing editor in December 1997.
- 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.
- Lancashire's fire service has appointed a new deputy chief fire officer.
- He was later promoted brigadier, and made a deputy director of military intelligence.
- The Commissioner is assisted by a deputy commissioner and a number of directors and professional advisers.
- He served as deputy assistant attorney general in the Antitrust Division.
- 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.
- The National Railway Museum has appointed a new deputy head with a strong background in serving York's heritage.
- The deputy superintendent urged all road users to comply with the laws in the interests of road safety.
- The report also recommended giving heads, deputies and assistant heads set time for management duties.
- Eleven years later he joined the board and was appointed deputy chairman in May 2000.
- He also wants to bag the post of deputy chief minister for the party.
- While I was a deputy mayor I laid a wreath on the war memorial.
- It was, however, recently reported that he had taken the unusual step of appointing a deputy.
- Last week he was appointed interim deputy leader of the party during the leadership race.
1.2also deputy sheriffUS Lawayudante del sheriff masculine
1.3British Miningcapataz encargado de la seguridad en una mina
- 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.
- And last month the pit deputies union Nacods also reluctantly agreed to the deal, despite months of trying to negotiate a national agreement.
- He was a pit deputy at Redbrook colliery on the outskirts of Barnsley, in a different union.
- 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.
2Politicsdiputado masculinediputada feminineto be elected as a deputy — ser elegido diputado/diputada
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