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...
- An advertising agency, often referred to as a creative agency or an ad agency, is a business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising...
- Agency (Turkish: Anadolu Ajansı, lit. 'Anatolia Agency'; abbreviated AA) is an international news agency headquartered in Ankara, Turkey. The agency is...
- A news agency is an organization that gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news organizations, such as newspapers, magazines and radio and...
- An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information in support of law enforcement...
- 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...
- Agency is the capacity of an actor to act in a given environment. The capacity to act does not at first imply a specific moral dimension to the ability...
- 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 government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible...
- Moral agency is an individual's ability to make moral judgments based on some notion of right and wrong and to be held accountable for these actions. A...
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