The element that is able to transmit a disease. We are currently unsure what the absolute agent is for a TSE (such as CJD). Some arguments suggest that it is a virus (see Diringer) some that it is a virino (see Kimberlin or Narang) and many that it is a prion (see Bolton or Prusiner).
The decision-maker in a principal-agent relationship. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20047
See Autonomous Agent. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20090
Any physical, chemical, or biological entity that can be harmful to an organism (synonymous with stressors.) Found on http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/
1. One who acts on behalf of someone else. 2. In Principal-Agent Theory, the person whose job it is to act to the benefit of someone else (the principal), but who may require some incentive to do so. Found on http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/a.html
Is a party who acts on the behalf of another. This occurs when a broker executes a trade for the benefit of the customer. Here, the broker receives a commission. This compares to a dealer transaction. Found on http://www.oasismanagement.com/glossary/
A person who is authorized by an MCO or an insurer to act on its behalf to negotiate, sell, and service managed care contracts.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20102
A manufacturer's employee or a network of brokers that directly sells products to retailers and/or wholesalers. See master broker; direct sale. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20108
(a) Person who attempts to communicate information to another in an ESP experiment. Cf. percipient.
(b) The subject in a psychokinesis experiment.
(c) Person who is the focus of poltergeist activity.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20137
A person who represents another person and deals with their business affairs.
Example: All requests for interviews had to go through the film stars agent.
Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/
(a) Person who attempts to communicate information to another in an ESP experiment. Cf. percipient. (b) The subject in a psychokinesis experiment. (c) Person who is the focus of poltergeist activity.
Found on http://www.psychicscience.org/paraglos.xhtml
A person who represents candidates in their dealings with the electoral authorities and runs their campaigns.
Found on http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/vote_2005/basics/4346975.stm
A popular shareware newsreader. > Forte
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- a substance that exerts some force or effect 2. [n] - any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau 3. [n] - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations 4. [n] - a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission 5. [n] - an active and efficient causeFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=agent
Agent:Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20425
An agent is a person who is authorised to carry out activities on behalf of his principal and to enter into commitments by which the principal will be bound. The term usually refers to a businessman who finds business for you and takes a commission.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20456
A person authorised expressly or by implication to act for another, called the principal, who is, as a result of the authority delegated by him, bound by the acts of the agent.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20460
(NETWORK GLOSSARY) Software that processes queries and returns replies on behalf of an application. In network managed systems, agents reside in all managed devices and report the values of specified variables to management work stations.Found on http://www.instrument-net.co.uk/newworkglossary.html
The grammatical agent is the participant in a clause or sentence that carries out the action told by a verb. In the following sentence, the 'cat' is the agent: 'The cat sat on the mat'. In the passive form of this sentence, 'The mat was sat on by the cat', the 'cat' remains the agent, but the subject now becomes 'mat'.â€¦Found on http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/grammar/main_files/definitionsa-m.htm
For the purpose of the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)agent service, an agent is a third party that is authorised to transact online on behalf of a VAT-registered client. Examples include accountants and book-keepers appointed by individual clients.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20546
In contract law, a person or organisation appointed to act on behalf of another person or organisation, known as the principal. The level of the agent's authority to deal is subject to agreement between the principal and the agent. However, unless told otherwise, third parties can assume that the agent has full powers to deal.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20546
An individual who can act on the behalf of another.Â An individual who acts on the behalf of a corporation and can legally bind the corporation.
Found on http://www.franchise-uk.co.uk/franchise-glossary.htm
An agent is someone who acts on behalf of another person. For example and Insurance salesman could be called an Agent as he is acting on behalf of the Insurance Company.
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A vague term for someone connected with buying, selling or letting property (a more specific title should usually be used such as commercial agent, letting agent, acquisition agent or selling agent).Â
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