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  Definition of agency
  1. 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"
  2. a business that serves other businesses
  3. an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
  4. the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
  5. the state of being in action or exerting power; "the agency of providence"; "she has free agency"
Similar Words: means, way, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority, representation, delegacy

 

Hyponyms: dint, escape, fast track, instrument, tool, road, stepping stone, expedient, desperate measure, open sesame, salvation, tooth, voice, wings, advertising agency, ad agency, credit bureau, detective agency, employment agency, employment office, mercantile agency, commercial agency, news agency, press agency, wire service, press association, news organization, news organisation, service agency, service bureau, service firm, travel agency, transfer agent, Air Force Research Laboratory, AFRL, Army High Performance Computing Research Center, AHPCRC, Naval Research Laboratory, NRL, United States Army Criminal Investigation Laborato, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, USACIL, executive agency, Food and Drug Administration, FDA, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, Counterterrorist Center, CTC, Nonproliferation Center, NPC, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, National Climatic Data Center, NCDC, National Weather Service, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, National Technical Information Service, NTIS, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA, Department of Defense Laboratory System, LABLINK, Department of Energy Intelligence, DOEI, United States Public Health Service, PHS, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Bureau of Justice Assistance, BJA, Bureau of Justice Statistics, BJS, Immigration and Naturalization Service, INS, United States Border Patrol, US Border Patrol, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, DS, Foreign Service, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, FWS, National Park Service, Financial Management Service, Office of Intelligence Support, OIS, Comptroller of the Currency, Bureau of Customs, Customs Bureau, Customs Service, USCB, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Internal Revenue Service, IRS, Federal Aviation Agency, FAA, Transportation Safety Administration, TSA, Government Accounting Office, GAO, United States Government Accounting Office, United States Coast Guard, U. S. Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, NAWCWPNS, Naval Special Warfare, NSW, Naval Surface Warfare Center, NSWC, Naval Underwater Warfare Center, NUWC, Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI, Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, MCIA, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaiss, Air Force ISR, AFISR, independent agency, Advanced Research and Development Activity, ARDA, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service, DRMS, Defense Technical Information Center, DTIC, law enforcement agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, organ, Patent and Trademark Office Database, Patent Office, United States Government Printing Office, US Government Printing Office, Government Printing Office, GPO, National Guard Bureau, NGB, Army Intelligence, AI, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, BMDO, Defense Information Systems Agency, DISA, National Imagery and Mapping Agency, NIMA, Casualty Care Research Center, CCRC, Federal Housing Administration, FHA, local authority, free agency, legal representation, virus, Frankenstein

 

Derivational Morphology: represent

 

Anagrams: Cagney

 

 
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