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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 proxy /ˈprɑksi/
 代理,代理人,委託書 ;   代理主機,(是一種在防火牆保護下的大系統中,以PROXY作為代理主機來存取INTERNET)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prox·y n.; pl. Proxies
 1. The agency for another who acts through the agent; authority to act for another, esp. to vote in a legislative or corporate capacity.
    I have no man's proxy: I speak only for myself.   --Burke.
 2. The person who is substituted or deputed to act or vote for another.
    Every peer . . . may make another lord of parliament his proxy, to vote for him in his absence.   --Blackstone.
 3. A writing by which one person authorizes another to vote in his stead, as in a corporation meeting.
 4. Eng. Law The written appointment of a proctor in suits in the ecclesiastical courts.
 5. Eccl. See Procuration. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prox·y, v. i. To act or vote by proxy; to do anything by the agency of another. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 proxy
      n 1: a person authorized to act for another [syn: placeholder,
           procurator]
      2: a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a
         corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at
         a corporate meeting