[ UK /ˈe‍ɪd‍ʒənsi/ ]
[ US /ˈeɪdʒənsi/ ]
  1. the state of being in action or exerting power
    she has free agency
    the agency of providence
  2. the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
  3. thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end
    a means of control
    an example is the best agency of instruction
    the true way to success
  4. a business or organization that provides a particular service, especially the mediation of transactions between two parties
  5. an administrative unit of government
    the Census Bureau
    the Central Intelligence Agency
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Office of Management and Budget
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How To Use agency In A Sentence

  • Plans for the dam have been vetoed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • ‘Behind the scenes there are still a number of points that deserve attention,’ the unidentified official said, according to the semi-official Central News Agency.
  • With most of Bradford's other income coming from mortgage broking, estate agency and property surveying, the decent yield really is at the mercy of house prices.
  • The latest strategy is now seen dropping unsupported accusations across the media spectrum to the effect that the intelligence agency's assignment of Ambassador Joseph Wilson to look into the now-discredited Iraq/Niger/uranium claims were all part of a long-term insidious scheme to try and discredit the Bush Administration. Brad Friedman: Wingnuts Declare Coordinated All-Out Cross-Media War on CIA as Newest Front in TreasonGate!
  • Joining a dating agency has no stigma, it is tantamount to joining a private members' club.
  • The lack of a back-and-forth "us-verus-Nasdaq" makes it hard to imagine what the exchanges, and the fees, will look like, said Neil Catania , co-founder of agency-only brokerage firm MND Partners, located on the NYSE floor. Stock Traders Fear Fee Hit
  • Despite serious technical obstacles, space agency officials are considering whether to launch a Jupiter space probe powered entirely by sunlight.
  • MI5, Britain's internal security and counter-espionage agency, is to play a greater role in informing the UK public about terror alerts.
  • The Japanese fisheries agency said activists on Thursday obstructed Japanese whaling in the Antarctic by throwing bottles of what it described as butyric acid onto whaling ships, as well as flashing laser lights and using water cannon. EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed
  • Thus the various ritual capacities of North Mekeo chiefs and sorcerers typify the sort of interpersonal agency implicit in Melanesian personal partibility.
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