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agency (s) (noun), agencies (pl)
1. An organization, especially a company, that acts as the agent, representative, or subcontractor of a person or another company: Because Jack was out of work, he went to the employment agency to see if there was a job for him in his town.
2. An administrative division of a government or international organization: One example of such an agency is a United Nations agency.
3. The building or offices where a business negotiates deals for clients is located: The Johnson family was looking for a new home, so they went to the real estateagency in town.
4. The action, medium, or means by which something is accomplished: Sally though that work would be the best agency in order to forget her problems.
5. A legal relationship involving a person, the principal, and someone else who acts for the person, the agent; or the area of the law concerned with such relationships: Ingrid, who could not take care of herself anymore, had been confirmed incompetent and had an agency, or legal representation, to take care of her official letters, banking, etc.
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