Associations to the word «Agency»


AGENCY, noun. The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power; action or activity; operation.
AGENCY, noun. A person or thing through which power is exerted or an end is achieved: instrumentality, means.
AGENCY, noun. The office or function of an agent; also, the relationship between a principal and that person's agent.
AGENCY, noun. An establishment engaged in doing business for another; also, the place of business or the district of such an agency.
AGENCY, noun. 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 CREDIT MEMO, noun. (aviation) (travel) an official notification that a travel agency has overpaid an airline for a ticket or similar travel arrangements.
AGENCY DEBIT MEMO, noun. (aviation) (travel) an official notification that a travel agency has underpaid an airline for a ticket or similar.
AGENCY PRICING, noun. (publishing) A pricing system in which a supplier sets the price charged for their product by a reseller, with the reseller contractually positioned as an agent of the supplier rather than as an independent broker between supplier and consumer.
AGENCY SHOP, noun. A place of employment in which a union receives dues or the equivalent for all employees excluding management, and bargains for all such employees whether or not they are members of the union.

Dictionary definition

AGENCY, noun. An administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority".
AGENCY, noun. A business that serves other businesses.
AGENCY, noun. The state of being in action or exerting power; "the agency of providence"; "she has free agency".
AGENCY, noun. The state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent.
AGENCY, noun. 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".

Wise words

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