2016年4月8日 星期五

bouncer, proxy, staunchly, doorman


China Stanches Flow of Money Out of the Country, Data Suggests




“He was simply and staunchly true to his duty alike in the large case and in the small. So all true souls ever are. So every true soul ever was, ever is, and ever will be. There is nothing little to the really great in spirit.”
―from "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" By Charles Dickens

Vladimir Putin has been courting Asian friends old and new. Mr Putin is holding a big party in Moscow in May to mark the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat. He has invited Xi Jinping of China; North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and President Park Geun-hye of South Korea—though as a staunch American ally, Ms Park will find it hard to go http://econ.st/18ovmZY


Bear with us
IN WHAT must have seemed a good idea at the time, Julie Bishop, Australia’s foreign minister, this week gave an interview to BuzzFeed, a digital news-service,...
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Richard Dawkins’ staunchly atheist views on evolutionary biology have long angered the religious.

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U.S. Urges Creativity by Colleges to Gain Diversity

By SAM DILLON

Guidelines from the Obama administration focus on the wiggle room in court rulings on affirmative action, suggesting the use of admissions criteria that are often proxies for race.





Op-Ed Contributor
Will China Stumble? Don't Bet on It
By STEVEN RATTNER
I remain staunchly optimistic that China will continue to be the world's greatest machine for economic expansion.


1. BabySwede LLC Recalls Bouncer Chairs Due to Laceration Hazard: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09287.html



Proxy Firm Backs NYSE-Deutsche Merger:
NYSE Euronext's deal with Deutsche Borse on Monday received the backing of the influential proxy advisory firm, Institutional Shareholder Services. The recommendation follows the endorsement of another proxy advisory firm, Glass Lewis. NYSE Euronext shareholders are scheduled to vote on the merger on July 7. The I.S.S. report highlighted "the highly complementary businesses" of NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Borse. "In particular, the combined company would have a stronger presence in risk management and global venue for capital raising," it said.



Definition of proxy
noun (plural proxies)



  • 1 [mass noun] the authority to represent someone else, especially in voting:Britons overseas may register to vote by proxy
  • [count noun] a person authorized to act on behalf of another.
  • [count noun] a document authorizing a person to vote on another’s behalf.
  • 2a figure that can be used to represent the value of something in a calculation:the use of a US wealth measure as a proxy for the true worldwide measure

Origin:

late Middle English: contraction of procuracy

proxy(prŏk') pronunciation
n., pl., -ies.
  1. A person authorized to act for another; an agent or substitute.
  2. The authority to act for another.
  3. The written authorization to act in place of another.
[Middle English proccy, contraction of earlier procracie, annual payment to a prelate, from Anglo-Norman procuracie, from Medieval Latin prōcūrātia, alteration of Latin prōcūrātiō, from prōcūrātus, past participle of prōcūrāre, to take care of. See procure.]

[名]
1 [U]代理;代理権;[C](株主総会などの)代理委任状
proxy vote(s)
代理投票
by proxy
代理で.
2 代理人;代用品
be [stand] proxy for ...
…の代理を務める.


To function as an agent who works on behalf of someone else or to perform a process that acts on behalf of another. See proxy server and pseudo blog.


Bouncer (from 'bounce' - changing the direction of motion after contact) may refer to:

bouncer

Line breaks: boun|cer
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊnsə/

noun

  • 1A person employed by a nightclub or similar establishment to prevent troublemakers and other unwanted people entering or to eject them from the premises.
    More example sentences
    ようじんぼう【用心棒】
    a bodyguard; 〔やくざの〕a muscleman; 〔酒場・ホテルなどの〕a bouncer
2 Cricket A ball bowled fast and short so as to rise high after pitching.
Meaning #1: a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting
Synonym: chucker-out

  • Bouncer (networking), an IRC program functioning as a proxy between an IRC client and one or many IRC servers


  1. The written authorization to act in place of another.
[Middle English proccy, contraction of earlier procracie, annual payment to a prelate, from Anglo-Norman procuracie, from Medieval Latin prōcūrātia, alteration of Latin prōcūrātiō, from prōcūrātus, past participle of prōcūrāre, to take care of. See procure.]


staunch
(stônch, stänch) pronunciation also stanch (stônch, stänch, stănch)
adj., staunch·er, also stanch·er, staunch·est, also stanch·est.
  1. Firm and steadfast; true. See synonyms at faithful.
  2. Having a strong or substantial construction or constitution.
[Middle English staunche, from Anglo-Norman estaunche, from estaunchier, to stanch, variant of Old French estanchier. See stanch1.]
staunchly staunch'ly adv.
staunchness staunch'ness n.
USAGE NOTE Staunch is more common than stanch as the spelling of the adjective. Stanch is more common than staunch as the spelling of the verb.

staunch2 (stônch, stänch) pronunciation
v.
Variant of stanch1. See Usage Note at staunch1.

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