- 1 a business or an organization that provides a particular service, especially on behalf of other businesses or organizations an advertising/employment agency You can book at your local travel agency. international aid agencies caring for refugees see also news agency
- 2 a government department that provides a particular service the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Idioms
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as a result of the action of someone or something He obtained his position through the agency of an old friend.
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