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Proxy may refer to:
  • Proxy abuse
    Abuse is the improper usage or treatment for a bad purpose, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit. Abuse can come in many forms, such as: physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, sexual assault, violation, rape, unjust practices; wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime, or otherwise...

     (or vicarious abuse), abuse committed on behalf of somebody else
  • Proxy bullying (or vicarious bullying), bullying committed on behalf of somebody else
  • Proxy card
    Proxy card
    A proxy card is an easily acquired or home-made substitute for a collectible card. A proxy is used when a collectible card game player does not own a card, and it would be impractical for such purposes to acquire the card. This usually occurs when a player desires a card that is cost-prohibitive,...

    , a substitute card used in trading card games when a player does not own the substituted card and also can occur when proxy cards are not tradable
  • Proxy fight
    Proxy fight
    A proxy fight or proxy battle is an event that may occur when a corporation's stockholders develop opposition to some aspect of the corporate governance, often focusing on directorial and management positions. Corporate activists may attempt to persuade shareholders to use their proxy votes A proxy...

    , attempting to influence how company shareholders use their proxy votes
  • Proxy marriage
    Proxy marriage
    A proxy wedding or is a wedding in which the bride or groom is not physically present, usually being represented instead by another person...

    , common amongst European monarchs, where one party is not present in person to their marriage to the other
  • Proxy murder
    Proxy murder
    A proxy murder is a murder in which the murderer does so at the behest of another, acting as his or her proxy.The archetypal example of this would be taking a contract out on someone else, in which a hit man commits the act of murder on a specified target for the client, e.g. in exchange for money;...

    , a murder committed on behalf of somebody else
  • Proxy voting
    Proxy voting
    Proxy voting has two forms: delegable voting and delegated voting, which are procedures for the delegation to another member of a voting body of that member's power to vote in his absence, and/or for the selection of additional representatives, as in the case with transitive proxies...

    , a vote cast on behalf of an absent person
  • Proxy war
    Proxy war
    A proxy war or proxy warfare is a war that results when opposing powers use third parties as substitutes for fighting each other directly. While powers have sometimes used governments as proxies, violent non-state actors, mercenaries, or other third parties are more often employed...

    , a war where two powers use third parties as a substitute for fighting each other directly
  • Health care proxy
    Health care proxy
    A Health Care Proxy is an instrument that allows a patient to appoint an agent to make health care decisions in the event that the primary individual is incapable of executing such decisions. Once the document is drafted, the primary individual continues to be allowed to make health care decisions...

    , a document used to specify an agent to make medical decisions for a patient in case they are incapacitated
  • Torture by proxy

Technical Terms:
  • Proxy (statistics)
    Proxy (statistics)
    In statistics, a proxy variable is something that is probably not in itself of any great interest, but from which a variable of interest can be obtained...

    , a measured variable used to infer the value of a variable of interest
  • Proxy (climate)
    Proxy (climate)
    In the study of past climates is known as paleoclimatology, climate proxies are preserved physical characteristics of the past that stand in for direct measurements , to enable scientists to reconstruct the climatic conditions that prevailed during much of the Earth's history...

    , a measured variable used to infer the value of a variable of interest in climate research
  • Proxy pattern
    Proxy pattern
    In computer programming, the proxy pattern is a software design pattern.A proxy, in its most general form, is a class functioning as an interface to something else...

    , a software design pattern in computer programming, also known as a proxy class
  • Proxy server
    Proxy server
    In computer networks, a proxy server is a server that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. A client connects to the proxy server, requesting some service, such as a file, connection, web page, or other resource available from a different server...

    , a computer network service that allows clients to make indirect network connections to other network services

Proxy may also refer to:
  • Proxy (band)
    Proxy (band)
    Proxy are an indie rock band based in United Kingdom. Though Proxy are from London, the four members were all born on three different continents - frontman Jon Brown in Hong Kong, Will Hanson in Paris and the Grindy brothers who form the rhythm section in South Africa...

    , British band formed in 2004
  • Proxies (band)
    Proxies (band)
    Proxies are a British electronic rock band from Yorkshire, England formed in 2010.- Formation :Proxies was formed in the summer of 2010, by songwriters Jordan Fish and Joseph Todd, later recruiting drummer Alex Binnington...

    , British electronic rock band formed in 2010
  • Proxy, a mysterious humanoid lifeform in the anime Ergo Proxy
    Ergo Proxy
    is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy has been described as dark science fiction mystery with...

  • PROXY, a holodroid featured in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a multimedia project developed by LucasArts along with Dark Horse Comics, Lego, Hasbro, and Del Rey Books...

  • Proxy, the codename of Wendy Harris, a fictional character in the Batgirl
    Batgirl is the name of several fictional characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics, frequently depicted as female counterparts to the superhero Batman...

    comic book series.
  • "The Proxy", a song by RJD2 on his 2003 album Deadringer
    Deadringer (album)
    Deadringer is the debut album of RJD2. It was released on July 23, 2002 on Definitive Jux.-Track listing:# "The Horror" – 4:11# "Salud" – 0:38# "Smoke & Mirrors" – 4:26# "Good Times Roll Pt.2" – 4:57# "Final Frontier" – 4:25...

  • Proxy statement
    Proxy statement
    A proxy statement is a statement required of a United States firm when soliciting shareholder votes. This statement is filed in advance of the annual meeting. The firm needs to file a proxy statement, otherwise known as a Form DEF 14A , with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

    , information published related to a U.S. stockholders' meeting

See also

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy
    Munchausen syndrome by proxy
    Münchausen syndrome by proxy is a label for a pattern of behavior in which care-givers deliberately exaggerate, fabricate, and/or induce physical, psychological, behavioral, and/or mental health problems in others. Other experts classified MSbP as a mental illness...

  • Proxi
    Proxi is a free utility from Griffin Technology for Mac OS X. It allows the assignment of automated events called "tasks" to a variety of "triggers" such as hotkeys, email, iTunes, RSS feeds, as well as hardware available from Griffin such as the PowerMate, AirClick or radio SHARK...

    , a proprietary freeware computer application for Mac OS X by Griffin Technology
  • Vicarious (disambiguation)
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