noun, plural prox·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for proxy
You can track it by proxy by looking at organic website traffic growth from target pages.Content marketing fails: How to analyze and improve|Michael Doer|August 27, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Many places — including New York City, the country’s largest school district — are using the rate of tests that come back with a positive result as a proxy for the spread of the virus in the community.When Can Schools Safely Reopen? The Answer Is Part Science, Part Guesswork.|Kaleigh Rogers (email@example.com)|August 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It can also be seen as a proxy for how things are faring for the rest of Hong Kong’s financial sector.The US-China standoff is turning Hong Kong into a more valuable—and more Chinese—financial hub|John Detrixhe|August 16, 2020|Quartz
Experts generally agree that seizures only represent a fraction of what actually crosses the border, but they can also be a proxy for what is crossing, and tell us a bit about drug prices.Border Report: The Pandemic Has Upended the Illegal Drug Trade|Maya Srikrishnan|June 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Hoge joined in, waging a proxy battle against a liberal blogger who accused Walker et al. of being scammers.
People who intentionally hurt children for attention can be accused of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.Republican Thinks Obama’s Mental Illness Caused Border Crisis|Gideon Resnick|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We did not find any evidence, through both DNS lookups and proxy testing, that any of these URLs are blocked.
Forced C-section debates often skirt or even devolve into a proxy pro-choice/pro-life debate, explains Diaz-Tello.
Afghanistan was basically an instrument of the West in its proxy war against the Soviets.
This resolution went, therefore, to abolish the right of peers to vote by proxy.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
He held the rectories of Middle and Whitchurch in Shropshire, but the duties were performed by a proxy.
Edgar had excused her not staying to throw for herself, but the general proxy, the bookseller, had been successful in her name.Camilla|Fanny Burney
I have been spoiled for correspondence by Mr. Lewes's goodness in always writing letters for me where a proxy is admissible.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
The suit was still pending in 1427, when the community nominated Jacques d'Arc its authorised proxy, and sent him to Vaucouleurs.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
British Dictionary definitions for proxy
noun plural proxies
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Cultural definitions for proxy
A person authorized to act for another, or the written authorization to act for another.