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- v. Alternative spelling of deputize.
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- transitive v. same as deputize.
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- v. appoint as a substitute
- v. act as a substitute
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Besides, apart from perhaps Ed Balls, she's the Big Loser from the reshuffle: Peter Mandelson has been made the de facto Deputy PM; while Downing Street's assertion that Harman will still "deputise" for Brown at PMQs came across as laughable and patronising.
O'Driscoll will miss the Six Nations after undergoing shoulder surgery, with Keith Earls, Tommy Bowe or Fergus McFadden competing to deputise.
Number eight Ben McCalman will again deputise for Pocock as coach Robbie Deans gave a number of untried squad members a chance to impress against the U.S. Eagles.
With Kieran Gibbs also two to three weeks from fitness, Wenger is likely to ask Thomas Vermaelen to deputise in the position.
A lot of the players enjoy the bigger occasion and being, let's say, the underdogs, said Darren O'Dea, the Celtic centre-half who is on loan at Leeds United and will deputise for St Ledger.
Trapattoni suggested that the Leeds United centre-half Darren O'Dea would deputise for the suspended Sean St Ledger as his players considered the prospect of the Luzhniki's surface.
Bakhurst, who will continue to handle his previous responsibilities, will deputise for head of newsroom Mary Hockaday and will also be responsible for on-demand services.
Blackpool's goalkeeper Matt Gilks, who was born in Rochdale but has Scottish grandparents, has been called up for the first-time and will deputise for Allan McGregor.
Clegg will deputise for Cameron at prime minister's questions when he is out of the country.
He was frequently called upon to deputise for talkshow hosts such as Johnny Carson and Merv Griffin, and he continued to promote his sausages on TV, even after selling the company, but by 2004 the new owners judged him too old to be the public face of the product.