The authority to represent someone else, especially in voting
any member is entitled to appoint another person as his proxy to attend and vote instead of him
A war instigated by a major power which does not itself become involved
A form on which a proxy vote is registered.
A competitive struggle between two corporate factions for the proxy votes from shareholders needed to control a corporation
A vote cast by one person as a representative of another
A server that filters requests between a client application and a remote server, chiefly for the purposes of efficiency (in handling communication that it can process without forwarding to the remote server), or to restrict access to the remote server by providing a firewall.
A sitting arranged with a medium and attended by a person at the request of another (usually unknown to the medium) who hopes for news of someone recently dead.
A psychological disorder in which a caregiver (usually a mother) induces or fabricates physical symptoms in others (usually her own child or children).
A mental disorder in which a person seeks attention by inducing or feigning illness in another person, typically a child