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Synonyms of agency

Noun


1. agency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authority, administrative unit, administrative body

usage: an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"

2. agency, business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation

usage: a business that serves other businesses

3. agency, action, activity, activeness

usage: the state of being in action or exerting power; "the agency of providence"; "she has free agency"

4. representation, delegacy, agency, state

usage: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

5. means, agency, way, implementation, effectuation

usage: 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"

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