noun, plural agencies.
an organization, company, or bureau that provides some service for another:
a welfare agency.
a company having a franchise to represent another.
a governmental bureau, or an office that represents it.
the place of business of an agent.
an administrative division of a government.
the duty or function of an agent.
the relationship between a principal and his or her agent.
the state of being in action or of exerting power; operation:
the agency of Providence.
a means of exerting power or influence; instrumentality:
nominated by the agency of friends.
noun (pl) -cies
a business or other organization providing a specific service: an employment agency
the place where an agent conducts business
the business, duties, or functions of an agent
action, power, or operation: the agency of fate
intercession or mediation
one of the administrative organizations of a government
noun 1. a person whose duties as an agent are delegated to him or her by another agent. 2. a person who works for or under the supervision of an agent.
adjective 1. formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined: the aggregate amount of indebtedness. 2. Botany. (of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense cluster but not cohering, as the daisy. (of a fruit) composed of a cluster of carpels belonging to the same […]
noun (in India) 1. a province in the Mogul empire 2. another word for subadar
[suhb-al-uh-men-tey-shuh n] /ˌsʌb æl ə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən/ noun, Pathology. 1. hypoalimentation.