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Today’s word of the day is ‘Deputy‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Deputy [ dep-yuh-tee ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Sahayak
2. Spanish – Diputado(masculine); Diputada(feminine)
3. French – Adjoint(masculine); Adjointe(feminine)
4. Mandarin – Fù
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The door was opened; and the deputy stood back, while the son of the Duke entered the vestibule of the prison.
2. Indeed, he thought the Englishman was some important official and took Chumru for his native deputy.
3. The district headman is the deputy of the tribal ward headman to whom he is immediately responsible.
4. Been is New York City’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development.
5. The Sheriff’s deputy ordered her to sign a ticket containing a promise to appear in court several months later.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
aide, appointee, commissioner, delegate, minister, representative, ambassador, backup, factor, legate, lieutenant, proxy, regent, replacement, subordinate, substitute, surrogate, representant, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
chief, manager, etc
All the evils of France have been produced less by the perversity of the wicked and the violence of fools than by the hesitation of the weak, the compromises of conscience, and the tardiness of patriotism. Let every deputy, every Frenchman show what he feels, what he thinks, and we are saved!
Marquis de Lafayette
#BREAKING: Three current and former female Harris County deputy constables are alleging in a lawsuit expected to be filed Monday that they were sexually assaulted, exploited, and harassed by their superiors.https://t.co/DD8PiCyAJ3
— Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) May 24, 2021