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agency

ay juhn see

  • n  an administrative unit of government
  • n  a business that serves other businesses
  • n  the state of being in action or exerting power
    the agency of providence
    she has free agency
  • n  the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
  • n  how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    an example is the best agency of instruction

  • The agency gets little public recognition, and that's just fine.
  • The agency advertises its phone number in the hippie press and at rallies organized to promote the legalizing of pot.
  • Brooks Kraft Corbis for PTI The agency won't say how much it's spending on the ad campaign, but CIA spokesman George Little told PTI via e-mail, "We continue to seek highly .
News & Articles

  • Agency-X Singer David Mahr Releases New Solo Album “IMPOSTER”
    Agency-X singer/songwriter David Mahr has released a brand-new solo CD “IMPOSTER.” (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10823077.htm
    June 12, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Agency looks to place USEC workers
    A local agency distributed a workforce survey Tuesday to workers at USEC. The Purchase Area Development District says the goal is to match employees with employers.
    June 12, 2013 - WPSD Local 6 Paducah
  • Agency: Opting for overdrafts means higher fees
    A U.S. agency says consumers who opt for overdraft coverage on their checking accounts pay higher fees and are more likely to have their accounts closed than those who decline it. A report by the Consumer ...
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in TIME
    For too long, for a decade or more, there has been a cozy relationship between the oil companies and the federal agency that permits them to drill,said Obama. "It seems as if permits were too often issued based on little more than...
  • Ben Bernanke in The Age
    One option is for the Fed to buy "longer-term Treasury or agency securities on the open market in substantial quantities," Bernanke said. "This approach might influence the yields on these securities, thus helping to spur aggregate demand."
  • John McCain in TIME
    In other words, Barack Obama's tax plan would convert the IRS into a giant welfare agency, redistributing massive amounts of wealth at the direction of politicians in Washington,McCain said in the radio address.

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