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agency Explained

agency at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


agency at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

agency at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

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agency at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

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agency at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

agency at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

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клавиатурный вор; программа для захватывания ввода с клавиатурыkeygen
генератор ключей; кейген; программа для генерирования серийных номеров к какой-либо программеkeymap
раскладка; раскладка клавиатуры; назначения клавишkeypad

AGENCY at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

[VN] The captain knew there was an engine fault but didn't want to alarm the passengers. [also VN to inf]
2 [VN] to fit sth such as a door with a device that warns people when sb is trying to enter illegally(also alarm) noun
a clock that you can set to ring a bell, etc. at a particular time and wake you up:
I set the alarm clock for 7 o'clock.adjective [not before noun]
1 ~ (at / by sth) anxious or afraid that sth dangerous or unpleasant might happen:
She was alarmed at the prospect of travelling alone.
2 protected by an alarm:
This door is alarmed.adjective
causing worry and fear:
an alarming increase in the number of cases of skin cancer * The rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate.
alarmingly adverb:
Prices have risen alarmingly.adjective
(disapproving) causing unnecessary fear and anxiety:
A spokesperson for the food industry said the TV programme was alarmist.
alarmist nounexclamation
(old use or literary) used to show you are sad or sorry:
For many people, alas, hunger is part of everyday life.noun

1 a very large white seabird with long wings that lives in the Pacific and Southern Oceans

2 [usually sing.] (written) a thing that causes problems or prevents you from doing sth:
The national debt is an albatross around the president's neck.conjunction
(formal) although:
He finally agreed, albeit reluctantly, to help us.noun
(technical) the condition of being an albinonoun
(plural albinos) a person or an animal that is born with no colour (= PIGMENT) in the hair or skin, which are white, or in the eyes, which are pink
albino adjective [only before noun]noun
1 a book in which you keep photographs, stamps, etc:
a photo album
2 a collection of pieces of music that have been recorded on one record, CD or cassette:
the band's latest album
compare SINGLEnoun
[U] (technical) the colourless inside part of an egg that is white when cooked
see also WHITE
compare YOLKnoun
a person who studied alchemynoun [U]
1 a form of chemistry studied in the Middle Ages which involved trying to discover how to change ordinary metals into gold
2 (literary) a mysterious power or magic that can change thingsnoun [U]
1 drinks such as beer, wine, etc. that can make people drunk:
He never drinks alcohol. * For many young people drinking alcohol is a sign of 'growing up'. * alcohol abuse
2 the colourless liquid that is found in drinks such as beer, wine, etc. and is used in medicines, cleaning products, etc:
Wine usually contains about 10% alcohol. * The food and drink industry has responded to the demand for low- and no-alcohol drinks. * levels of alcohol in the blood * He pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol. * low-alcohol beer * Choose an alcohol-free skin toner if you have dry skin.adjective, noun
1 connected with or containing alcohol:
alcoholic drinks
2 caused by drinking alcohol:
The guests left in an alcoholic haze.
noun (also AmE informal lush) a person who regularly drinks too much alcohol and cannot easily stop drinking, so that it has become an illnessnoun
[U] (abbreviation AA) an organization that has meetings to give advice and support to people who cannot stop drinking too much alcohol, and which tries to help them stop:
self-help groups like Alcoholics Anonymous * Alcoholics Anonymous meet at the centre twice a week.noun
[U] the medical condition caused by drinking too much alcohol regularlynoun
(BrE) a sweet FIZZY drink (= with bubbles) that contains alcoholnoun
an area in a room that is formed by part of a wall being built farther back than the rest of the wall:
The bookcase fits neatly into the alcove.noun
a tree like a BIRCH that grows in northern countries, usually in wet ground1 (in England and Wales in the past) a senior member of a town, BOROUGH or county council, below the rank of a MAYOR, chosen by other members of the council
2 (in the US, Canada and Australia) an elected member of a town or city council:
Alderman Tim Evansnoun
1 [U, C] a type of beer, usually sold in bottles or cans. There are several kinds of ale:
brown / pale ale
2 [C] a glass, bottle or can of ale:
Two light ales please.
3 [U] (old-fashioned) beer generally
see also GINGER ALE, REAL ALE, aleck
(old-fashioned, BrE) a place where people used to drink beeradjective, verb, noun
1 able to think quickly; quick to notice things:
Suddenly he found himself awake and fully alert. * Two alert scientists spotted the mistake. * Try to stay alert while driving at night. * an alert mind * mentally alert
2 ~ to sth aware of sth, especially a problem or danger:
We must be alert to the possibility of danger. * She was alert to the slightest sound.
alertly adjective
alertness noun [U]
verb [often passive]
1 to warn sb about a dangerous or urgent sit

Agency at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

ing letters of administration. 1 Salk. 313.
One may be executor de son tort when acting under a forged will, which has
been set aside. 3 T. R. 125. An executor de son tort. The law on this head
seems to have been borrowed from the civil law doctrine of pro hoerede
gestio. See Heinnec. Antiq. Syntagma, lib. 2, tit., 17, Sec. 16, p. 468. He
is, in general, held responsible for all his acts, when he does anything
which might prejudice the estate, and receives no, advantage whatever in
consequence of his assuming the office. He cannot sue a debtor of the
estate, but may be sued gene

agency at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: an administrative unit of government; "the Central
Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of
Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
[syn: {federal agency}, {government agency}, {bureau}, {office},
2: a business that serves other businesses
3: the state of being in action or exerting power; "the agency
of providence"; "she has free agency"
4: the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate
or agent [syn: {representation}, {delegacy}]
5: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of
control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction";
"the true way to success" [syn: {means}, {way}]

agency at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=agency


Inter: Webster 191 » 3
Inter: rfc » lang=en


From Inter: etyl » ML. Inter: term » agentia|lang=en, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » agens|lang=la (present participle of Inter: term » agere||to act), Inter: term » agentis|lang=la (cognate with French Inter: term » agence|lang=fr, see also Inter: term » agent).


* Inter: IPA » /ˈeɪ.dʒə
  • Inter: audio » en-us-agency.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-noun » agencies

  • The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.
    1. : The superintendence and agency of Providence in the natural world. --Woodward.
    2. agent
    3. The office of an agent, or factor.
    4. The relation between a principal and his agent.
    5. Business of one entrusted with the concerns of another.
    6. The place of business of an agent.
    7. A bond issued by a US government-backed entity, such as Fannie Mae.


      * action

  • operation
  • efficiency
  • instrumentality
  • management

    Derived terms

    * dating agency
  • escort agency
  • introduction agency
  • news agency
  • press agency
  • relief agency
  • syndication agency
  • travel agency

    Related terms

    * act
  • action
  • agent


    Inter: trans-top » the faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|действие, Inter: t+ » bg|въздействие
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|agència|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|действие|n|tr=déjstvije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|воздействие|n|tr=vozdéjstvije|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|посредство|n|tr=posredstvo|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the office of an agent, or factor; the relation between a principal and his agent
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|посредничество, Inter: t+ » bg|агентство
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|agència|f
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|gníomhaireacht|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|агентство|n|tr=agéntstvo|sc=Cyrl
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|acentelik

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » agency - the place of business of an agent
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|وكالة|f|tr=wakaala
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|агенция
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|agència|f
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|機構|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|机构|tr=jīgòu|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|kancelář|f, Inter: t- » cs|agentura|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|agentejo
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|agentuuri
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|agence|f, Inter: t+ » fr|action|f, Inter: t+ » fr|organisme|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Agentur|f
    • Hebrew: סוכנות (sokhnut) {{f}}

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|gníomhaireacht|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|代理店|tr=だいりてん, dairiten
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|대리점|tr=daerijeom|sc=Hang
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|agencja|f
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|agência|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|agentie
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|агентство|n|tr=agéntstvo
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|агенција|f|tr=agencija|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|oficina|f, Inter: t+ » es|agencia|f
  • Tagalog: Inter: t- » tl|ahensya
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t+ » vi|cơ quan

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

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    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: ar » agency
    Translation: de » agency
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    Translation: fr » agency
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    Translation: mg » agency
    Translation: ml » agency
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