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PROXY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does proxy mean? 

PROXY (noun)
  The noun PROXY has 2 senses:

1. a person authorized to act for another
2. a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting

  Familiarity information: PROXY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROXY (noun)


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Meaning:

A person authorized to act for another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

placeholder; procurator; proxy

Hypernyms ("proxy" is a kind of...):

agent (a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("proxy" is a kind of...):

power of attorney (a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent)


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