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

- body News agency The Agency, a nickname for the Central Intelligence Agency Agency (law), a person acting on behalf of another person Agency (LDS Church)...
- The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA /siaɪˈeɪ/) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the federal government of the United States, tasked with...
- An advertising agency, often referred to as a creative agency, is a business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising and sometimes other...
- A travel agency is a private retailer or public service that provides travel and tourism related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as...
- The law of agency is an area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve...
- An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information in support of law enforcement...
- The Environment Agency (EA) is a non-departmental public body, established in 1995 and sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment...
- A regulatory agency (also regulatory authority, regulatory body or regulator) is a public authority or government agency responsible for exercising autonomous...
- Guard An agency of the European Union is a decentralised body of the European Union (EU), which is distinct from the institutions. Agencies are established...
- Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA) is a statutory office (50 U.S.C. § 3036) that functions as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency, which in turn is...
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