Definitions for agency

Definitions for (noun) agency

Main entry: agency, means, way

Definition: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

Usage: a means of control; an example is the best agency of instruction; the true way to success

Main entry: agency

Definition: a business that serves other businesses

Main entry: government agency, federal agency, office, bureau, authority, agency

Definition: an administrative unit of government

Usage: the Central Intelligence Agency; the Census Bureau; Office of Management and Budget; Tennessee Valley Authority

Main entry: delegacy, agency, representation

Definition: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

Main entry: agency

Definition: the state of being in action or exerting power

Usage: the agency of providence; she has free agency

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