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, 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, 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"
agency(noun)The office of an agent, or factor.
agency(noun)The relation between a principal and his agent.
agency(noun)Business of one entrusted with the concerns of another.
agency(noun)The place of business of an agent.
agency(noun)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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- 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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