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tr. & intr.v. dep·u·tized, dep·u·tiz·ing, dep·u·tiz·es
To appoint or serve as a deputy.

dep′u·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˌdɛpjʊtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


the act of making someone a deputy
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210) The Court explained that whether a company is a director by deputization is "a question of fact to be settled case by case and not a conclusion of law.
Really, is the deputization of a bold young Daniel Patrick Moynihan to study ways to improve the functioning of the welfare state the worst thing a Republican president could do?
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Marshals Service requests that the organization "withdraw its deputization of those special unit police officers involved in the above mentioned NYPD intelligence gathering activities, taking into account their safety and liability, the legality of such activities, and the civil rights implications of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) sponsoring domestic spying activities by the NYPD.
Long's rejection of deputization depends upon the patently false dichotomy between (1) all just defenses are deputizations and (2) some just defenses are permitted and others are not (Teleological Grammar, 53-4).
In Faulkner's Light in August state power blurs with the quasi-official deputization that warrants Percy Grimm's execution of Joe Christmas under conditions reminiscent of Hose's, particularly Grimm's castration of Christmas and Faulkner's ghastly image of the slaughtered body rising upward on a burst of firey sparks--however fantastic.
Any mobilization across agencies will be facilitated by prior communication and coordination on issues such as deputization, (2) licensure, medico-legal responsibility, and payment of wages.