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Definition of "deputed" [deputed]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of depute. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deputed" in a sentence
  • "From these dispositions it must happen, of course, that the intention of investing one person or a few with the whole powers of government, and the notion of deputed authority or representation, are ideas that never could have entered their imaginations."
  • "When he died a few years later, not only had he constructed no machine, but the verdict of a jury of kind and sympathetic scientific men who were deputed to pronounce upon what he had left behind him, either in papers or in mechanism, was that everything was too incomplete to be capable of being put to any useful purpose."
  • "And, since the taboo was essentially religious, to Agno was deputed the ecclesiastical task of guarding and cherishing and caring for the royal laying-yard."
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