agency

Part of speech: noun

Active power or operation; activity; instrumentality.

Part of speech: noun

The relation, business, or place of business, of an agent.

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Usage examples "agency":

  1. At the same instant a young redskin sprang forward with an uplifted " agency" axe. - "The Boy Scouts On The Range", Lieut. Howard Payson.
  2. Next day the Westlakes calls up another agency, and by night they had an entire new line of help on the job. - "Wilt Thou Torchy", Sewell Ford.
  3. We need a traffic agency up in the Oregon country. - "Empire Builders", Francis Lynde.