deputy
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deputy(
deh
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pyu
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (substitute)
a. el sustituto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la sustituta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The CFO is currently acting as deputy in the CEO's absence.La directora financiera está actuando como sustituta en ausencia del director ejecutivo.
b. el suplente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la suplente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The chairman of the committee will appoint a deputy to serve in his stead.El presidente del comité nombrará un suplente para actuar en su lugar.
2. (politics)
a. el diputado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la diputada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Several deputies stood up to condemn the proposal.Se levantaron varios diputados para vituperar la propuesta.
3. (legal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el ayudante del sheriff
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bandits shot the deputy in the saloon!¡Los bandidos le dispararon al ayudante del sheriff en la cantina!
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deputy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (substitute)
a. el sustituto(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la sustituto(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (second-in-command)
a. el asistente mf, lugarteniente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la asistente mf, lugarteniente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
deputy managerdirector(ora) adjunto(a)
deputy prime ministervicepresidente(a) del Gobierno
3. (political representative)
a. el diputado (a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la diputado (a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (policeman)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
deputy (sheriff)ayudante del sheriff
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deputy [ˈdepjʊtɪ]
noun
suplente (m); sustitutoasustituta (m) (f);a sustituta (Pol) diputadoadiputada (m) (f);a diputada (agent) representante (m);
modifier
deputy chairman (n) vicepresidenteavicepresidenta (m) (f);a vicepresidenta
deputy director (n) directoradirectora (m) (f) adjuntoaadjunta;a directora a adjunta subdirectorasubdirectora (m) (f);a subdirectora
deputy head (n) (manager, teacher) subdirectorasubdirectora (m) (f);a subdirectora
deputy manager (n) subdirectorasubdirectora (m) (f);a subdirectora
deputy minister (n) viceministroaviceministra (m) (f);a viceministra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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