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  1. a·gen·cy
    IPA[ˈājənsē]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: agency, plural noun: agencies

    • noun

      a business or organization providing a particular service on behalf of another business, person, or group:

      a department or body providing a specific service for a government or other organization:

    • noun

      a company or business that sells and rents out buildings and land for clients:

      the activity or profession of selling and renting out buildings and land for clients:

    • noun

      a government department involved in the gathering of military or political information, especially in the interests of national security:
    • noun

      an agency that makes the necessary arrangements for travelers, especially the booking of airline tickets and hotel rooms.
    • noun

      an agency that finds employers or employees for those seeking them.
    • noun

      an organization that collects news items and distributes them to newspapers or broadcasters.
    • noun

      a company that collects information relating to the credit ratings of individuals and makes it available to credit card companies, financial institutions, etc.
    • noun

      a service which arranges introductions for people seeking romantic partners:
    • adjective

      occurring between different agencies:

      constituted from more than one agency:

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