Deputable Dep"u*ta*ble, a. Fit to be deputed; suitable to act as a deputy. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • depute — deputable /dep yeuh teuh beuhl, deuh pyooh /, adj. /deuh pyooht /, v.t., deputed, deputing. 1. to appoint as one s substitute, representative, or agent. 2. to assign (authority, a function, etc.) to a deputy. [1350 1400; ME deputen < AF, OF… …   Universalium

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