how to pronounce proxy


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proxy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of proxy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of engaging with proxy voting and …”

meanings of proxy


  1. An agent or substitute authorized to act for another person.
  2. A proximity mine; a mine that explodes when something approaches within a certain distance.
  3. An interface for a service, especially for one that is remote, resource-intensive, or otherwise difficult to use directly.
  4. The authority to act for another, especially when written.
  5. The written appointment of a proctor in suits in the ecclesiastical courts.
  6. A measurement of one physical quantity that is used as an indicator of the value of another.


  1. To serve as a proxy for.
  2. To function as a server for a client device, but pass on the requests to another server for service.


  1. Used as a proxy or acting as a proxy.

proxy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word proxy occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics proxy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that proxy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

4) transport and travel;

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