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prox·y

 (prŏk′sē)
n. pl. prox·ies
1.
a. One appointed or authorized to act for another, especially a person appointed to vote as one wishes at a meeting.
b. The authority to act for another.
c. The written authorization to act in place of another.
2. An entity or variable used to model or generate data assumed to resemble the data associated with another entity or variable that is typically more difficult to research.
3. Computers A server that processes requests and forwards information between a client and another server.

[Middle English proccy, contraction of earlier procracie, annual payment to a prelate, from Anglo-Norman procuracie, from Medieval Latin prōcūrātia, alteration of Latin prōcūrātiō, from prōcūrātus, past participle of prōcūrāre, to take care of; see procure.]

proxy

(ˈprɒksɪ)
n, pl proxies
1. (Law) a person authorized to act on behalf of someone else; agent: to vote by proxy.
2. (Law) the authority, esp in the form of a document, given to a person to act on behalf of someone else
3. (Computer Science) computing short for proxy server
[C15: prokesye, contraction of procuracy, from Latin prōcūrātiō procuration; see procure]

prox•y

(ˈprɒk si)

n., pl. prox•ies.
1. the agency, function, or power of a person authorized to act as the deputy or substitute for another.
2. the person so authorized; substitute; agent.
3. a written authorization empowering another person to vote or act for the signer, as at a meeting of stockholders.
[1400–50; late Middle English prokesye, procusie, contraction of procuracy procuration. See procure, -acy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proxy - a person authorized to act for another
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
2.proxy - a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting
power of attorney - a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent

proxy

noun representative, agent, deputy, substitute, factor, attorney, delegate, surrogate She sent him as her proxy to board meetings.
Translations
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proxy

[ˈprɒksɪ]
A. N (= power) → poder m; (= person) → apoderado/a m/f
by proxypor poderes
to be married by proxycasarse por poderes
B. CPD proxy vote Nvoto m por poderes

proxy

[ˈprɒksi] n
(= power, authority) → procuration f
by proxy → par procuration
(= person) (LAW, FINANCE)mandataire mf
(= person) (gen)intermédiaire mfproxy vote nvote m par procuration

proxy

n (= power, document)(Handlungs)vollmacht f; (= person)Stellvertreter(in) m(f); by proxydurch einen Stellvertreter; to be married by proxyferngetraut werden

proxy

[ˈprɒksɪ] n (power) → procura, delega; (person) → mandatario/a
by proxy → per procura

proxy

n apoderado -da mf, representante mf; health care — apoderado (para tomar decisiones médicas)
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Mairi Lucas is associate director of nursing at Tairawhiti District Health Board and Te Runanga's proxy representative for the Bay of Plenty/Tairawhiti region.
Mairi Lucas, RN, BN, MHPractice, Ngati Ranginui, is a primary health care nurse and Te Runanga's proxy representative for the Bay of Plenty/Tairawhiti region.
Appeals must be submitted to the District Land Offices by owners or their proxy representatives until the aforementioned date," the announcement said.