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  • 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
Quotes

  • 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.

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