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deputise

verb To delegate a task to a trusted subordinate.
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Abdel Rahman said that each public university chairman should decide, based on the circumstances of his university, whether he needs to carry out the decision to deputise security.
Abdel Hameed has the jurisdiction to deputise citizens, according to the Criminal Procedures Law.
The justice minister's decision to deputise university security nevertheless makes the latter under the auspices of the prosecutor general.
He damaged his knee against Alfreton, so Steve Taylor will deputise.
In the Premier League match against Reading tomorrow, I hope Bellamy is fit enough again to deputise for Garcia on the left side.
VILLA will be without Gavin McCann who begins a two-game ban for picking up 10 bookings, meaning Craig Gardner will deputise.
With first-choice keeper Richard Partington still out with a damaged finger, youngster Ben Heald will deputise.
Gareth Baber will continue to deputise as Dragons field an unchanged XV from Monday's win.
On the day he was called upon to deputise for Kieren Fallon on Derby favourite Golan, Eddery was delayed because of a problem with his plane.
Boss Bert Paton was using last night's reserve clash with Aberdeen to decide on who will deputise.
Midfielder Seth Johnson could replace Oakley, Mo Camara is likely to deputise for McEveley, while Morten Bisgaard is set to replace Teale.