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She had been deputy Ukip chairman after a career in healthcare. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some prominent figures questioned the accusations against the minister, a former deputy chairman of the central bank who is known for writing poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By law, if either the first minister or deputy first minister resigns, the other goes too. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He has quit as a deputy district judge but not as an immigration judge. The Sun (2014)The split produced a contest for the deputy leadership that dragged in all its main players. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The deputy leadership contest is far more open. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She has since become deputy governor at another jail. The Sun (2014)They called for an external deputy chairman to be recruited to the board to ensure there was an independent voice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In public companies, I have found that the presence of a deputy chairman often spells trouble. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: deputy NOUN
A deputy is the second most important person in an organization.
…the minister for culture and his deputy.
Definition of deputy from the Collins English Dictionary
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