- n an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
their research uncovered new disease agents
- n a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
- n a substance that exerts some force or effect
- n a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
- n any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
- n the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
- A PTI cover story on an explosive letter to the head of the FBI, Minneapolis agent Coleen Rowley acuses the agency of obstructing information that may have prevented Sept.
- ETROIT COMPUTER BULLETIN board lists the names of local agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and offers helpful advice on how to harass them.
- Fraud soars, enforcement lags After Drug Enforcement Administration agents nabbed a Chilean cocaine smuggler in Beverly Hills, Calif.
News & Articles
- Border agent set to be sentenced in drug case
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who admitted smuggling marijuana while on duty along the Arizona-Mexico border is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
June 24, 2013 - FOX 10 Phoenix
- Border agent set to be sentenced in Arizona drug case
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who admitted smuggling marijuana is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
June 24, 2013 - KTAR 92.3 Phoenix
- Agent: Oden, Heat may talk
The agent for former No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden indicated Friday that the NBA champion Miami Heat have expressed interest in the free-agent center, FoxSportsFlorida.com reported.
June 22, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
- Katherine Heigl in Washington Post
I'm more than happy to make that compromise. As my agent likes to say, 'High-class problems,'Heigl said.
- Scott Boras in ESPN
Free agent pitchers who are 26 and have Matsuzaka-like ability receive salaries in excess of $100 million over five or six years in free agency,Boras said at a news conference Monday night.
- Tilda Swinton in Wall Street Journal
I have an American agent who is the spitting image of this,said Ms. Swinton, fondly looking at her Oscar statuette.