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Definition of Agency

Agency

  1. The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.
  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.

Agency Quotations

If I were not African, I wonder whether it would be clear to me that Africa is a place where the people do not need limp gifts of fish but sturdy fishing rods and fair access to the pond. I wonder whether I would realize that while African nations have a failure of leadership, they also have dynamic people with agency and voices.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I generally encourage people to make good on debts when they have enough money to repay them. But once a delinquency has been reported to a collection agency, paying it off won't help your FICO score. The damage has already been done, and the blemish will remain on your credit report for seven years.
Suze Orman

War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.
William McKinley

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
Fred Allen

It is tempting to think of this form of insomnia, the inability to fall asleep, as a disease of agency and control: the inability to relinquish high self-reflexive consciousness for the vulnerable, ignorant regions of slumber in which we know not what we do.
Siri Hustvedt
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Agency Translations

agency in Dutch is agentschap
agency in French is permanence, agence
agency in Italian is agenzia, filiale
agency in Norwegian is agentur, virksomhet
agency in Spanish is agencia, sucursal, buro
agency in Swedish is agentur
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