Definition Of deputy
a person whose immediate superior is a senior figure within an organization and who is empowered to act as a substitute for this superior.
Tomorrow I hand over the Principal Clerk's duties to my deputy .
Example Of deputy
A total of 349 million people were eligible to vote for the 732 deputies of the European Parliament.
Apart from being deputy premier he also held the portfolios of commerce and trade, small business and regional development.
As the protest continued three parliamentary deputies attempted to discuss the teachers' concerns.
Certain professions entailing privacy issues - such as priests, lawyers and parliamentary deputies - were excluded from the provisions of the law.
Eleven years later he joined the board and was appointed deputy chairman in May 2000.