agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority(noun)
an administrative unit of government
"the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
assurance, billet, berth, means, confidence, chest of drawers, spot, bureau, delegacy, role, office staff, function, dominance, post, dresser, sanction, part, authority, self-assurance, power, way, say-so, sureness, place, representation, government agency, agency, chest, position, business office, self-confidence, potency, authorisation, situation, office, authorization, federal agency
a business that serves other businesses
the state of being in action or exerting power
"the agency of providence"; "she has free agency"
representation, delegacy, agency(noun)
the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
delegacy, government agency, histrionics, federal agency, theatrical performance, commission, deputation, way, mental representation, delegation, theatrical, agency, internal representation, bureau, office, means, representation, mission, authority
means, agency, way(noun)
how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
"a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
direction, government agency, manner, way, delegacy, elbow room, substance, style, federal agency, agency, path, way of life, bureau, office, means, representation, fashion, authority, mode, room
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.
The office of an agent, or factor.
The relation between a principal and his agent.
Business of one entrusted with the concerns of another.
The place of business of an agent.
A bond issued by a US government-backed entity, such as Fannie Mae.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Operation is action considered with reference to the thing acted upon, and may apply to the action of an intelligent agent or of a material substance or force; as, the operation of a medicine. Performance and execution denote intelligent action, considered with reference to the actor or to that which he accomplishes; performance accomplishing the will of the actor, execution often the will of another; we speak of the performance of a duty, the execution of a sentence. Compare ACT.
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How to use Agency in a sentence?
When Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus comes to whether someone qualifies as a whistleblower, the distinctions being drawn between first - and second-hand knowledge aren't legal ones, senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus's just not part of whistleblower protection law or any agency policy. Complaints based on second-hand information should not be rejected out of hand, but they do require additional leg work to get at the facts and evaluate the claim's credibility.
There's probably no CIO in any federal agency now who wants to be the bottom of the list.
While the parents of the deceased had to spend years litigating to read their daughter's messages, the National Security Agency and the Federal Intelligence Service would only need a few mouse clicks.
Everything I have said about DCYF has been proven to be true. The headlines have never stopped. Rhode Island has finally elected two consecutive governors who recognized and admitted the failures of DCYF. A Harvard Kennedy School of Government professor called DCYF “the most messed up agency” in America. And change is happening.
I absolutely knew that we couldn't wait on another agency to step up and we had to go check this out as soon as possible.
Translations for Agency
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- въздействие, действие, агенция, посредничество, агентствоBulgarian
- agènciaCatalan, Valencian
- agentura, kancelářCzech
- Agentur, Wille, Agency, HandlungsfähigkeitGerman
- agency, agencia, oficina, albedríoSpanish
- virasto, agentuuri, toiminta, edustus, toimisto, velkakirjaFinnish
- agence, action, organismeFrench
- kracht, bureau, machtDutch
- agenție, agenturăRomanian
- аге́нтство, де́йствие, возде́йствиеRussian
- агенција, agencija, посредство, posredstvoSerbo-Croatian
- cơ quanVietnamese
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