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Synonyms for proxy
ˈprɒk siprox·y

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proxy

    These words agree in designating one who acts in the place of some other or others. The legate is an ecclesiastical officer representing the Pope. In strict usage the deputy or delegate is more limited in functions and more closely bound by instructions than a representative. A single officer may have a deputy; many persons combine to choose a delegate or representative. In the United States informal assemblies send delegates to nominating conventions with no legislative authority; representatives are legally elected to Congress and the various legislatures, with lawmaking power.

    delegate, deputy, legate, representative, substitute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proxy

    agency, substitution, representation, agent, substitute, representative, deputy, commissioner, lieutenant, delegate

    principalship, personality, principal, person, authority, depeter

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proxy, placeholder, procuratornoun

    a person authorized to act for another

    placeholder, procurator

  2. proxynoun

    a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting

    placeholder, procurator

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. proxynoun

    substitute, agent, deputy, representative, LOCUM TENENS


  1. List of known nicknames for "Proxy":

    Евгений Александрович Пожарнов

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  1. Fawaz Gerges:

    We were hoping that a diplomatic solution could be found to the Syrian crisis in the next few months. Forget about it, we were hoping for a diplomatic solution in Yemen. Forget about it. ... Here, you have the two most powerful Islamic states in the heart of the Middle East now basically waging a direct confrontation, as opposed to an indirect war by proxy, so ... we should be really alarmed at the escalation of the confrontation.

  2. Keith Olbermann:

    I offered to have her production company ‘produce’ the show. Would give her some proxy control and a f-ckton of money but she and [former MSNBC boss] Phil Griffin refused, i do not expect to continue negotiations with the successors to this management team.

  3. Carrie Goldberg:

    The operators of Celeb Jihad have attempted to skirt legal liability by masking their identity, one way to find out who runs a website is to look up the ICANN registration, which is public. CelebJihad.com hired a proxy service to register their domain. We often have cases like this and it’s one of my true pleasures in life to unmask the identities of web sites and then sue the crap out of them.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    We should not use this specific vote on a specific policy decision as some proxy for all the Senates broad feelings about foreign affairs. Concerns about Saudi human rights issues should be directly addressed with the administration and with Saudi officials.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    It is absolutely the case that we have seen escalatory actions from the Iranians and it is equally the case that we will hold the Iranians accountable for attacks on American interests, if these actions take place, if they do by some third-party proxy, a militia group, Hezbollah, we will hold the Iranian leadership directly accountable for that.

Translations for proxy

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  • تَفْوِيض, إِنَابَة, اِسْتِنَابَة, تَوْكِيلArabic
  • zmocnění, zástupce, zplnomocnění, prostředník, mandát, zmocněnec, plná moc, mandatářCzech
  • fuldmægtigDanish
  • Stellvertreterin, Bevollmächtigter, Prokura, Vollmacht, Bevollmächtigte, Stellvertreter, ProxyserverGerman
  • διαμεσολαβητής, πληρεξούσιοςGreek
  • mandato, apoderado, poderSpanish
  • valtuutus, valtakirja, valtuutettu, edustaja, asiamiesFinnish
  • proxy, mesure indirecte, mandat, mandataire, mandatriceFrench
  • שליחHebrew
  • प्रतिनिधिHindi
  • misura indiretta, proxy, mandatario, delegaItalian
  • 代理, プロクシ, プロキシJapanese
  • застапник, полномоштво, ополномоштеник, полномошникMacedonian
  • proxy, maatstaf, mandataris, tussenpersoon, gevolmachtigde, interfaceDutch
  • vikar, avløysar, varamann, fullmektig, fullmaktNorwegian Nynorsk
  • mellomtenar, mellomtjener, fullmakt, proxy, proxytjener, fullmektig, stedfortrederNorwegian
  • procurador, procuradora, procuraçãoPortuguese
  • представительница, доверенное лицо, поверенный, представитель, прокси-сервер, полномочие, уполномоченныйRussian
  • ställföreträdare, fullmaktSwedish
  • พร็อกซีThai
  • proxy, ihda, vekil sunucu, temsilci, vekilTurkish
  • Ủy quyềnVietnamese
  • 代理Chinese

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