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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPUTED

Perhaps he has been deputed by her parents, or by her friend, to look after her.

When their other tasks were done, Maggie and Elvira were deputed to set the table.

Well, I rather think that he did say that I had been deputed by you to convey the message to him.

Anyway, the man was to be hanged and I was deputed to attend the execution.

The sentence was announced to Du Bourg in his cell by the deputed judges.

He had been deputed to instruct the Boers how to mix these ingredients.

Four of their aged men were deputed to go forward and greet the strangers.

He had deputed his niece, Mrs Castleton, to take the head of his table.

As on the occasion of the visit of the Topaz, Thursday was deputed to represent the islanders.

“I am deputed by the others to speak to you, Betty,” said Margaret.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "to appoint, assign," from Middle French deputer, from Late Latin deputare "destine, allot" (see deputy). Related: Deputed; deputing.

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