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.
Then his proxy, Octavian, comes with the silver rose to make the preliminary arrangements for his "cousin," Baron von Lerchenan.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
If those who died unbaptized are to obtain salvation the necessary ordinances will have to be attended to by proxy.Rays of Living Light on the One Way of Salvation|Charles W. Penrose
I am very sorry, Mr. Sin Foo, Dave responded, but it is impossible for me to make my call on a proxy.Dave Darrin on the Asiatic Station|H. Irving Hancock
Stephen had to go, since Tora sophistically maintained that she had attended by proxy the day before.Mrs. Maxon Protests|Anthony Hope
Monsieur Deschappelles, you hear his highness: we can arrange the settlements by proxy; 'tis the way with people of quality.The Lady of Lyons|Edward Bulwer Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for proxy
noun plural proxies
Word Origin for proxy
Cultural definitions for proxy
A person authorized to act for another, or the written authorization to act for another.