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  • noun

Synonyms for agency

Synonyms for agency

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

Related Words

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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Impermissible contacts with the governmental entity occurs when the bidder contacts an individual at a state agency who is not the "designated contact person" for the particular procurement in an attempt to influence that agency.
Service learning was introduced as an integrated course requirement two years ago, first as a requirement for completing a specific number of service hours at a community agency and then, later, as a requirement for completing community-based projects.
Can you imagine the frustration many agents experience when companies announce their desire to grow with an agency, then decline everything the agency submits?
Since January, the water agency has found itself in the center of controversy over urban expansion after revealing that the Santa Clarita water supply may have been overestimated for years, which could result in future shortages.
To this end, the State VR agency is required to provide individuals with options for developing the IPE, including the assistance of qualified VR counselors or other persons.
In the past, everything about a claim either arrived at the agency on paper or subsequently was printed on paper.
More than a decade ago the Europeans missed their chance to establish a major rating agency more attuned to the bank-based financial systems prevailing in Europe rather than the capital market-based financial system and the highly developed equity culture of the United States.
Yet this brief overview of its early history on the Internet highlights several trends seen elsewhere in online government resources including: that information is first put online by a nongovernment agency, the use of new technologies to disseminate information, and the digitization of documents.
The Environmental Policy and Conflict Resolution Act states that any federal agency may use USIECR to assess or mediate any conflict related to the environment, public lands, or natural resources.
The agency recently proposed excluding from detailed NEPA documentation small-scale timber harvests as well as tree thinning and brush clearing to control fires.
The official HHS announcement proclaimed the name change as part of an effort "to change the agency and drive it to be the responsive and effective agency that it should be.
According to the bureau, the letter in the trash bag was intended for Hanssen's handlers in the Russian spy agency.
First, make the government pass fairness laws that protect the employment of those who work for all agencies receiving federal funds, regardless of the religious beliefs of that agency.
In reviewing interpretative rulings by a federal agency, how much should a court defer to the agency's interpretation of the law?
Named Advertising Agency of the Year in BE's June 2000 issue (see "Changing Culture"), UniWorld boasts a client list that includes such Fortune 500 companies as AT&T, Colgate-Palmolive, Burger King, and Ford Motor Co.
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