Definitions and translations for "agency"

Definition of agency

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1. The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power; action or activity; operation.
The superintendence and agency of Providence in the natural world. --Woodward.
2. A person or thing through which power is exerted or an end is achieved: instrumentality, means.
3. The office or function of an agent; also, the relationship between a principal and that person's agent.
4. An establishment engaged in doing business for another; also, the place of business or the district of such an agency.
5. A department or other administrative unit of a government; also, the office or headquarters of, or the district administered by such unit of government.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Central Intelligence Agency
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English - English - agency

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n. franchise; bureau; office; means of action, method

English - Spanish - agency

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s. agencia; entidad, buró, ente, gestoría, organismo, órgano

English - French - agency

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n. agence; office; bureau; organisme; intermédiaire

English - German - agency

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n. Agentur; Büro; Sekretariat

English - Indonesian - agency

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n. perwakilan, peragenan, agen, dinas, kantor, badan, aparat, instansi, perantara

English - Italian - agency

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s. agenzia, ufficio; ministero; ente governativo; (Comm) rappresentanza; filiale, succursale; mediazione, opera, intervento, buoni uffici; attività

English - Polish - agency

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n. działanie {chem.}, pośrednictwo, faktorstwo, agencja, biuro, filia, wydział, oddział, ekspozytura, placówka, agentura

English - Portuguese - agency

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s. ação; agência; interferência

English - Romanian - agency

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n. agenţie, organ, oficiu, agentură, operaţie, acţiune, agent, factor, intermediu, mijlocire

English - Russian - agency

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с. агентство, представительство, орган; содействие, посредничество; сила, средство, фактор, действие, деятельность

English - Turkish - agency

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i. ajans, acenta, aracılık, organ, vasıta

English - Ukrainian - agency

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n. агентство, представництво, орган, управління, сприяння, посередництво, фактор, засіб, сила, агенція

English - Dutch - agency

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zn. agentschap; bureau; vertegenwoordiging

English - Greek - agency

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ουσ. πρακτορείο, αντιπροσωπεία, ενέργεια, παράγων, μέσο

English - Arabic - agency

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‏وكالة، قوة، مكتب تجاري، قسم إداري، واسطة‏

English - Chinese - agency

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(名) 经销商, 代理, 媒介

English - Chinese - agency

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(名) 經銷商, 代理, 媒介

English - Hindi - agency

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n. अभिकरण, आढ़त, शाखा, साधन, माध्यम

English - Japanese - agency

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(名) 代理店; あっせん所; 機関; 作用

English - Korean - agency

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명. 대리점; 기관; 국; 작용수단, 방법

English - Vietnamese - agency

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n. tác dụng, chổ làm việc, đại lý, môi giới, giới thiệu, chi nhánh, sở làm
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Synonyms for agency
1. instrument: vehicle, medium, means, action, power
2. bureau: office, business, company, firm, organisation, organization, affiliate