agency

  1. an administrative unit of government
  2. a business that serves other businesses
  3. the state of being in action or exerting power
  4. the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent
  5. how a result is obtained or an end is achieved

Agency

• (n.) The office of an agent, or factor; the relation between a principal and his agent; business of one intrusted with the concerns of another. • (n.) The place of business of am agent. • (n.) The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.
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agency

(a´jen-se) an organization that performs actions for other people, particularly of a service nature. home health agency a public or private organization that is primarily engaged in providing skilled or paraprofessional home health care to individuals in nonhospital settings, such as priv...
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agency

federal agency noun an administrative unit of government; `the Central Intelligence Agency`; `the Census Bureau`; `Office of Management and Budget`; `Tennessee Valley Authority`
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Agency

[administrative division] ==Licensing == ...
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Agency

[country subdivision] Agencies are a type of administrative division: ...
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Agency

[LDS Church] Agency (also referred to as free agency or moral agency), in Latter-day Saint theology, is `the privilege of choice which was introduced by God the Eternal Father to all of his spirit children in the premortal state`. Mortal life is viewed as a test of faith, where our choices are central to the plan of salvation in Mormon teac...
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Agency

[philosophy] In sociology and philosophy, agency is the capacity of an agent (a person or other entity, human or any living being in general, or soul-consciousness in religion) to act in a world. The capacity to act does not at first imply a specific moral dimension to the ability to make the choice to act, and moral agency is therefore a d...
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Agency

[sociology] In the social sciences, agency refers to the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices. By contrast, structure are those factors of influence (such as social class, religion, gender, ethnicity, customs, etc.) that determine or limit an agent and his or her decisions. The relative difference ...
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Agency

A'gen·cy noun ; plural Agencies [ agentia , from Latin agens , agentis : confer French agence . See Agent .] 1. The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality. « The superintendence an...
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Agency

A business operated by an agent in conjunction with his/her... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/agency.htm?id=34&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of agency'>more</a>
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Agency

A relationship created when one person, the principal, delegates to another, the agent, the right to
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agency

agency 1. An organization, especially a company, that acts as the agent, representative, or subcontractor of a person or another company. 2. An administrative division of a government or international organization; such as, a United Nations agency. 3. The building or offices where an agency is located. 4. The action, medium, or means by which so...
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Agency

An Agency relationship is one in which one person is empowered to act on behalf of another, subject to the control and consent of the person being represented.
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Agency

An authorised agent may bind his Principal (the person who authorised him) to a contract with a third party. The agent generally drops out of the picture (e.g. an estate agent who negotiates a house sale brings the contracting parties together but incurs no personal liability on the deal). A travel agent, however, may incur personal liability...
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Agency

Contracts. An agreement, express , or implied, by which one of the parties, called the principal, confides to the other, denominated the agent, the management of some business; to be transacted in his name, or on his account, and by which the agent assumes to do the business and to render an account of it. As a general rule, whatever a man do by hi...
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Agency

For labor relations purposes, agency refers to any executive agency, the Veterans Canteen Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Library of Congress, and Government Printing Office, but is not to include the General Accounting Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, Tennessee Valley Authorit...
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Agency

In context of general equities, buying or selling for the account and risk of a customer. Generally,
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agency

in law, the relationship that exists when one person or party (the principal) engages another (the agent) to act for him—e.g., to do his work, to ... [2 related articles]
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Agency

Is a security issued by a government organization but not the treasury. These organizations include: the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC or Freddie Mac), the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA or Fannie Mae), the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA or Ginnie Mae).
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Agency

Is a security issued by a government organization but not the treasury. These organizations include: the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC or Freddie Mac), the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA or Fannie Mae), the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA or Ginnie Mae).
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Agency

n. antitrust or competition laws are laws which prohibit anti-competitive or unfair business practices. The term "antitrust" derives from the U.S. law which was originally formulated to combat "business trusts". Most antitrust activity affects such areas as, Bid rigging, Monopolization and oligopolization, Price fixing, Tying Ve...
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Agency

The relationship of a person (called the agent) who acts on behalf of another person, company, or government, known as the principal. The principal is responsible for the acts of the agent, and the agent's acts bind the principal.
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Agency

This term has several possible meanings: 1. The legal relationship between a person known as an agent, who acts and contracts on behalf of another person, company or government, known as the principal. 2. The business carried out by an agent, such as in the entertainment industry. In general, the principal becomes responsible for the acts carried o...
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agency

[n] - the state of being in action or exerting power 2. [n] - an administrative unit of government 3. [n] - a business that serves other businesses
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