Term:agency

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OVERVIEW OF NOUN AGENCY

1) agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority: an administrative unit of government; “the Central Intelligence Agency”; “the Census Bureau”; “Office of Management and Budget”; “Tennessee Valley Authority”

2) agency: a business that serves other businesses

3) agency: the state of being in action or exerting power; “the agency of providence”; “she has free agency”

4) representation, delegacy, agency: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

5) means, agency, way: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; “a means of control”; “an example is the best agency of instruction”; “the true way to success

noun agency has 5 sense(s) (first 3 from tagged texts)


agency (Wikipedia)

Agency may refer to:

  • A governmental or other institution.
  • The abstract principle that autonomous beings, agents, are capable of acting by themselves: see also autonomy.
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