Definitions and translations for "agent"

Definition of agent

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Noun
1. One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor.
2. One who acts for, or in the place of, another (the principal), by authority from him; one intrusted with the business of another; a substitute; a deputy; a factor.
3. An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as, a physical, chemical, or medicinal agent; as, heat is a powerful agent.
4. In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase “intelligent agent” it implies some kind of autonomous process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.
5. The participant of a situation that carries out the action in this situation, e.g. "the boy" in the sentences "The boy kicked the ball" and "The ball was kicked by the boy".
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English - English - agent

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n. person authorized to perform a certain action; representative; factor, cause; broker; cleansing means; substance which is able to produce an effect (Pharmacology)
n. agent, person authorized to perform a certain action; representative; factor, cause; broker; financier, money lender
adj. co-operative

English - Spanish - agent

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s. agente, delegado, representante; corredor, gestor, procurador

English - French - agent

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n. agent, représentant

English - German - agent

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n. Agent; Vertreter; Faktor

English - Indonesian - agent

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n. wakil, agen, dalal, alat, perantara, pengantar, polisi

English - Italian - agent

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s. agente, rappresentante; (Pol) agente elettorale

English - Polish - agent

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n. przedstawiciel, faktor, pośrednik, agent, czynnik

English - Portuguese - agent

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s. agente; comissário; representante

English - Romanian - agent

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n. agent, reprezentant, intermediar, samsar, factor

English - Russian - agent

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с. агент, посредник, представитель, доверенное лицо; действующая сила; фактор, средство; вещество; деятель (лингв.)

English - Turkish - agent

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i. acenta, temsilci, ajan, distribütör; yapan kimse, etkili olan kimse, etken, etmen, faktör

English - Ukrainian - agent

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n. агент, представник, посередник, діючий: діюча сила, фактор, середовище, речовина, розвідник, кабзан

French - English - agent

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adj. co-operative

German - English - agent

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n. person authorized to perform a certain action; representative; factor, cause; broker; cleansing means; substance which is able to produce an effect (Pharmacology)

Polish - English - agent

n. canvasser, broker, deputy, emissary, intelligencer, sleuth, spy, representative, agent

Romanian - English - agent

n. agent, courier, clerk, minister, assignee, go-between, agency, factor, medium, means
n. broker

Dutch - English - agent

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n. policeman; agent, broker; emissary

English - Dutch - agent

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zn. tussenpersoon; agent; oorzaak

English - Greek - agent

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ουσ. συντελεστής, παράγων [αριθμ.], αγών, μέσο, πράκτωρας, αντιπρόσωπος, πράκτορας
επίθ. αίτιος

French - Spanish - agent

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1. (police - homme) agente de policía; policía (m) 2. (activité - femme) intérprete (f); ejecutante (f) 3. (chimie) agente (m); reactivo (m)
4. (homme) funcionario (m); agente (m); oficial (m) 5. (profession - homme) agente (m); representante (m)
6. (profession - femme) agente (f); representante (f) 7. (femme) funcionaria (f); oficial (f)

German - Spanish - agent

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n. representante (m), agente (m), apoderado (m), distribuidor (m), factor (m)

French - German - agent

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n. polizist, geschäftsbesorger, manager, schaffner, wirkstoff, agent, spitzel

French - Italian - agent

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1. (police - homme) poliziotto (m); agente di polizia; agente (m); guardia (f); piedi piatti (m); sbirro {informal} 2. (activité - femme) esecutrice (f); realizzatrice (f) 3. (chimie) agente (m); reagente (m); reattivo (m)
4. (homme) agente (m); funzionario (m) 5. (profession - homme) agente (m); rappresentante (m)
6. (profession - femme) agente (m); rappresentante (f) 7. (femme) agente (f); funzionaria (f)

French - Portuguese - agent

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1. (police - homme) oficial de polícia; agente de polícia; policial (m); cana (m) (slang; Lat. Amer.) 2. (activité - femme) realizadora (f); executora (f) 3. (chimie) agente (m); reagente (m)
4. (homme) funcionário (m) 5. (profession - homme) agente (m); representante (m) 6. (profession - femme) agente (f); representante (f)
7. (femme) funcionária (f)

French - Russian - agent

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n. фактор (m), движущая сила (m), агент (m), вещество (m), возбудитель (m)

French - Turkish - agent

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[le] memur; ajan; görevli;etken; acente

German - French - agent

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n. agent (m), agent commercial (m), imprésario (m), agent secret (m)

German - Italian - agent

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n. spia (f), agente (m), rappresentatore (m)

German - Russian - agent

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n. агент (m), посредник (m)

German - Turkish - agent

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i. temsilci (m), ajan (m)

Dutch - French - agent

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1. (politie - man) agent de police; agent (m); policier (m); flic (m){informal}; poulet (m){informal}; shérif adjoint; adjoint du chef de la police du comté
2. (beroep - man) agent (m); représentant (m)

French - Dutch - agent

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1. (police - homme) politieman (m); politieagent (m); agent (m); smeris (m) {informal} 2. (activité - femme) uitvoerster (f) 3. (chimie) agens (n); reagens (n)
4. (homme) ambtenaar (m); functionaris (m); beambte (m) 5. (profession - homme) agent (m); vertegenwoordiger (m) 6. (profession - femme) agente (f); vertegenwoordigster (f)
7. (femme) ambtenaar (f); functionaris (f); beambte (f)

English - Arabic - agent

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‏وكيل، عميل سري، عامل، نائب، أداة، ممثل، موظف خاصة في الشرطة وقوة الأمن‏

English - Chinese - agent

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(名) 代理人; 仲介人; 代理商; 间谍, 特工, 密探

English - Chinese - agent

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(名) 代理人; 仲介人; 代理商; 間諜, 特務, 密探

English - Hindi - agent

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n. एजेंट, अभिकर्त्ता, अढ़तिया, आढ़तिया, घटक, आम मुख्तार, प्रतिनिधि, जासूस
a. अढ़तिया-संबंधी

English - Japanese - agent

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(名) 代理人; 代理店主; 周旋人; 部員; 作用を起こすもの

English - Korean - agent

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명. 대리인; 대표자; 작인, 동인

English - Vietnamese - agent

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n. chủ động, hành động, tay doanh nghiệp, đại lý độc quyền, người quản lý, người đại lý

German - Chinese - agent

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[der] pl.Agenten 代理人。代表。间谍。特务。
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Synonyms for agent
1. instrument: method, vehicle, medium, agency, factor, cause, means
2. representative: deputy, emissary, intermediary, surrogate, broker, attorney