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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·pute /dɪˈpjut/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·pute v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Deputing.]
 1. To appoint as deputy or agent; to commission to act in one's place; to delegate.
    There is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.   --2. Sam. xv. 3.
    Some persons, deputed by a meeting.   --Macaulay.
 2. To appoint; to assign; to choose. [R.]
    The most conspicuous places in cities are usually deputed for the erection of statues.   --Barrow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·pute, n. A person deputed; a deputy. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: transfer power to someone [syn: delegate]
      2: appoint as a substitute [syn: deputize, deputise]
      3: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task
         to (a person) [syn: delegate, designate, assign]