Definition of Agency. Meaning of Agency. Synonyms of Agency

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Definition of Agency

Agency
Agency A"gen*cy, n.; pl. Agencies. [agentia, fr. L. agens, agentis: cf. F. agence. See Agent.] 1. The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality. The superintendence and agency of Providence in the natural world. --Woodward. 2. The office of an agent, or factor; the relation between a principal and his agent; business of one intrusted with the concerns of another. 3. The place of business of am agent. Syn: Action; operation; efficiency; management.

Meaning of Agency from wikipedia

- Look up agency in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Agency may refer to: Institution, governmental or others Advertising agency or marketing agency, a service...
- A government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible...
- Anadolu Agency (Turkish: Anadolu Ajansı, lit. 'Anatolia Agency'; abbreviated AA) is a state-run news agency headquartered in Ankara, Turkey. The Anadolu...
- The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA; /ˌsiː.aɪˈeɪ/), known informally as the Agency and historically as the Company, is a civilian foreign intelligence...
- An advertising agency, often referred to as a creative agency or an ad agency, is a business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising...
- The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director...
- An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information in support of law enforcement...
- Publishers purchase or receive ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency. An ISBN is ****igned to each separate edition and variation (except reprintings)...
- A news agency is an organization that gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news organizations, such as newspapers, magazines and radio and...
- A travel agency is a private retailer or public service that provides travel and tourism-related services to the general public on behalf of accommodation...