proxy

Part of speech: noun

A substitute empowered to act for another, the right so to act, or the instrument conferring it.

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Usage examples "proxy":

  1. She can't have a proxy. - "The Husbands of Edith", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. No. I hoped you'd act my proxy there. - "The Love-Chase", James Sheridan Knowles.
  3. I supposed it would come some day- but I certainly never thought it would be by proxy. - "Anne Of The Island", Lucy Maud Montgomery.