In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)representante masculineapoderado masculineapoderada feminineto stand proxy for sb — representar a algn
- Elections Ontario has advised students to choose a proxy, that they know and trust, in order to cast their ballots according to their selection.
- You can still include others, but only when you use a proxy and are not signed in, and then you would also not get rewarded for signing up others.
- 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.
- 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.
- Rather than lose all information on that patient, someone else (a family member or health professional) may be asked to act as a proxy or surrogate.
- She was ill during hustings and had to send a proxy to make speeches on her behalf in the run up to polling day.
- After a family feud led him to sacrifice his brother Chumpol as education minister in 1998, Banharn ran the portfolio through a proxy.
- Some sources say that a proxy worked on his behalf none other than would-be powerbroker and Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane.
- If ministers and their minions will just stop pursuing their petty vendettas through their proxies in the press, then the successes of this government should get through.
- In theory it is possible for competent adults to appoint a proxy to act on their behalf by granting them a power of attorney.
- Work from the United States has shown that advance directives have no effect in improving the accuracy of substituted judgments by proxies (friends or relatives).
- There are so many law students and so many employers out there that employers tend to rely on proxies to to determine which law students will make the best attorneys.
- In this mythology the preservation of the body after death was important for the survival of the deceased in the afterlife, but if the body was damaged, a proxy could be used in place of the dead person.
- The AFN election marked one of the largest turnouts for an annual general meeting with 576 chiefs and proxies registered to vote.
- But you'd have to win both of the state's congressional districts to get the other two electors who are proxies for the state's House members.
- The men, this time joined by independent TD Tony Gregory, will again seek proxies to try and pass the motion.
- But that doesn't mean Goss is above dispatching a proxy to fight for him.
- With this vast grant of constitutional power, electors have chosen to become merely the faithful proxies of the people.
2(authorization)poder masculine(vote/marriage) (before noun) por poder(vote/marriage) (before noun) por poderes SpainI 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
- There were fears about the Singapore government's control by proxy of HKT if SingTel won the bidding.
- Unfortunately, fairly or unfairly, the way this has been done has created the impression in some minds that the President is running for a fourth term by proxy.
- The law passed by the New York legislature required soldiers to vote by proxy - that is, to mail their ballots home rather than cast them at polls in the field.
- The voting was 85, 945 in favour and 125, 870 against, with most of the votes being cast by proxy.
- For any such deal to be agreed, however, there has to be a majority above 75 per cent of the value of the creditors either attending the meeting or voting by proxy.
- If you're away, register to vote by post or by proxy.
- For example, the House of Delegates met and voted by proxy on the AORN Position Statement on Correct Site Surgery in February.
- They maintained that the state agents had not been charged with violating any federal law, but the New York state law that permitted soldiers to vote by proxy.
- 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.
- Voters who are unable to vote can also vote by proxy.
- His awards for outstanding set design, actor in a lead role, and production of a play were accepted by proxy, as he was unable to attend the ceremony.
- You may also vote by proxy, radio or satellite phone, special ballot or during the mobile poll.
- She told me that I would have to vote by proxy, nominating one of my parents to vote for me in their riding.
- In turn they are funders by proxy, having been delegated by the Arts Council to allocate lottery funding for film in Northern Ireland.
- Under the current system foreigners can only buy Gazprom's stock by proxy, through American depositary receipts that trade at a premium and are equal to 10 domestic shares.
- People may also vote by proxy, and, as in the past, those whose names don't make it onto the voters' registry may vote if they fill out a form at the polling station on election day.
- To win the day, Woollard must secure the support of 75% of the members who vote in person or by proxy.
- Dicker said those people who were living away from the community were able to send a vote by proxy.
- It is common for great powers to try to fight wars by proxy, getting smaller powers to fight for their interests.
- It is no surprise then, that Mr Howard today met constituents in Adelaide's northern suburbs, keeping the campaigning by proxy in full swing.
3(document)(de representación) poder masculine
- Rupert can't vote his own stock, but he can vote the undirected proxies on a deal where he has a large related party transaction as part of the gig.
- 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.
- The notice of meeting reveals that the board will be voting open proxies against Joy Buckland but there is a grey area here.
- It should be noted that Mr. Mihalcea was one of the three people holding multiple proxies.
- 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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