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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agency  \A"gen*cy\,  n.;  pl  {Agencies}.  [agentia,  fr  L.  agens, 
  agentis:  cf  F.  agence.  See  {Agent}.] 
  1.  The  faculty  of  acting  or  of  exerting  power;  the  state  of 
  being  in  action  action  instrumentality. 
 
  The  superintendence  and  agency  of  Providence  in  the 
  natural  world.  --Woodward. 
 
  2.  The  office  of  an  agent,  or  factor;  the  relation  between  a 
  principal  and  his  agent;  business  of  one  intrusted  with 
  the  concerns  of  another. 
 
  3.  The  place  of  business  of  am  agent. 
 
  Syn:  Action  operation;  efficiency;  management. 




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