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Synonyms for agency

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Synonyms for agency

that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a component of government that performs a given function

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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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Out of total five women events, Mohmand Agency secured first position in Tug of War, Volleyball, Badminton and Athletics while the only event of Table Tennis women by Khyber Agency.
FR Lakki Marwat took runners-up trophy with 35 points while Khyber Agency remained at third with 31 points.
In the javelin throw Ilyas of Bajaur won gold medal, Tayyub of Orakzai Agency won silver medal and Asim of Khyber Agency claimed bronze medals, in the 200m Luqman, who was also declared as the best athlete of the Meet, won gold medal, followed by Salahuddin of KP Agency and Shoaib of FR Lakki Marwat.
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The SEC's criteria for an NRSRO was that it be "widely accepted in the United States as an issuer of credible and reliable ratings." There was no emphasis placed on ensuring that the credit rating agency continued to satisfy the criteria.
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As the lead agency with the primary responsibility for overall event security, JSO was on task from the start.
It wastes the agency's and the company's time and money.
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.
For more than 70 years, the agency has relied on paper files.
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