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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a component of government that performs a given function

Synonyms for agency

an administrative unit of government

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the state of being in action or exerting power

the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

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FR Lakki Marwat took runners-up trophy with 35 points while Khyber Agency remained at third with 31 points.
However, a new state statute, effective January 1, 2006, strictly prohibits, during what can effectively be considered a "black-out period," any communications between a contractor and a contracting agency that could be deemed to be intended to influence a procurement decision (i.
Finally, whenever service learning involves working for a set number of hours without a specific focus or goal in mind, students may end up spending their time as 'gophers' for their chosen agency, not participating in a truly meaningful experience.
AGENCY: The Gunter Agency, Verona, WI--Randy Gunter
The agency starts submitting less than stellar business to these companies, and the companies get more and more cynical about those agents.
UPD, as an educationally oriented police agency, influenced a region and helped coordinate the high-tech resources of university police, faculty and staff, and corporations.
In October, the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission recommended that the agency be dissolved, stating the district was redundant and unnecessary because its services overlap with those of other water districts.
RSA considers the development of strong working relationships between State VR agencies and grass-roots consumer organizations to be pivotal in ensuring that agency efforts are effective in meeting the needs of the various disability populations the agencies are serving and the realization of successful outcomes.
The agency has hired IBM to help it build a giant 52-terabyte electronic repository that will be accessible to U.
But there is a problem: Europe doesn't have a major rating agency that would take into account the special characteristics of European accounting or the prevailing differences in financial ratios as they evolved in a bank-based financial system.
Therefore, the reader is cautioned against making simplistic comparisons between the statistical data of this program with that of others with differing methodologies or even comparing individual reporting units solely on the basis of their agency type.
LC data was available online even before LOCIS, but when LC opened up LOCIS to Internet users, it went well beyond descriptive agency information or agency-specific databases.
They have, in the first instance, ended up with what is more-or-less a rational choice model of human being, and shoved to the side in the process a consideration of human-ness lived outside the conventions of liberal agency, a consideration, that is, of the condition of enslaved humanity (to which we will return).
It provides someone who can market the idea of mediation among government agencies through the credibility of being a sister agency.
NEPA's two components, 'sunshine' and 'reflection,' open agency decisions up to the public and force agencies to analyze significant environmental impacts before they act.
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