Translation of proxy in Spanish:

proxy

Pronunciation: /ˈprɑːksi; ˈprɒksi/

n (plural -xies)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (person) representante (masculine and feminine), apoderado, (masculine, feminine) to stand proxy for sb representar a algn, obrar con poder de algn
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    • Some sources say that a proxy worked on his behalf none other than would-be powerbroker and Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane.
    • The letter was handed over by Peter Brown, himself an accountant and auditor, who was attending the meeting as a proxy on behalf of a shareholder.
    • But, of course - they're too smart for this - this is why they use our sons and daughters as proxies to advance their agenda without risking their own blood.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (authorization) poder (masculine) I gave him proxy to act on my behalf le di poder(es) para que actuara en mi nombre to vote by proxy votar por poder or (Spain/España) por poderes (before noun/delante del nombre) [marriage/vote] por poder or (Spain/España) por poderes
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    • For example, the House of Delegates met and voted by proxy on the AORN Position Statement on Correct Site Surgery in February.
    • The de-merger proposal was approved by the sheer weight of proxy votes - 97 per cent of big and small investors voting by proxy gave the plan the thumbs up.
    • Dicker said those people who were living away from the community were able to send a vote by proxy.
    1.3 countable/numerable (document) poder (masculine) (de representación)
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    • The notice of meeting reveals that the board will be voting open proxies against Joy Buckland but there is a grey area here.
    • Rupert was naughty in that he voted undirected proxies and he didn't answer the question when Crikey asked that he not do this given that he had a conflict of interest and wasn't voting his own stake.
    • However, recent changes in SEC guidelines require managers to report back to their investors and let them know how they vote their proxies, Aase said.

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