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deputise

verb To delegate a task to a trusted subordinate.
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But overwhelmingly, if quietly, the nurses, professors, administrators, cops, and outreach workers that lawmakers seek to deputize resist the call.
The Metro Manila mayors have yet to sign the approved resolution that deputizes the MMDA, the agency said.
Im trying my best na before the year ends ma-deputize kayo (Im trying my best to deputize you before the year ends), Lawas assured the city police chief.
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) will deputize personnel of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office here to help rid of illegally- parked vehicles in all national highways in the province.
MANILA -- Local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila have agreed to deputize the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to enforce anti-jaywalking ordinances within their jurisdictions, following a meeting of the Metro Manila Council (MMC) on Tuesday.