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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.
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.
VILLA will be without Gavin McCann who begins a two-game ban for picking up 10 bookings, meaning Craig Gardner will deputise.
Apprentice Graham Gibbons is turning into a super-sub for Roy Brotherton, as his win on Be Warned in the 12-furlong claimer was the second time this year he has been drafted in by the Pershore trainer to deputise for the absent Ian Mongan.
Midfielder Seth Johnson could replace Oakley, Mo Camara is likely to deputise for McEveley, while Morten Bisgaard is set to replace Teale.
Jones came on as a half-time substituteand,as Niemi's injury has not subsided, is expected to deputise against Kevin Keegan's men at St Mary's.
Boss Bert Paton was using last night's reserve clash with Aberdeen to decide on who will deputise.
Matt Ghent stepped out of the reserves to deputise last Saturday.