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

- News agency The Agency, a nickname for the Central Intelligence Agency Agency (country subdivision) Agency, Iowa, US Agency, Missouri, US Agency, Montana...
- United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of...
- An advertising agency, often referred to as a creative agency or an ad agency, is a business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising...
- regulatory agency (also functional agency, regulatory authority, regulatory body or regulator) is a public authority or government agency responsible...
- government agencies engaged in activities related to outer space and space exploration. As of 2018, 72 different government space agencies are in existence;...
- 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 government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible...
- Agency is the capacity of an actor to act in a given environment. It is independent of the moral dimension, which is called moral agency. In sociology...
- Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA; /ˈnæsə/) is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program...
- An aid agency, also known as development charity, is an organization dedicated to distributing aid. Many professional aid organisations exist, both within...
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