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noun [countable]     agent pronunciation in American English
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  1. 2
    someone who works for a country’s intelligence agency and collects secret information about foreign governments
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    1. a.
      an official of some U.S. government departments, such as the FBI

      Agent Lehman spoke with the police about the case.

  2. 3
    a chemical or other substance that has a particular effect
    1. a.
      formal something that causes change
      agent of:

      Soil erosion is a major agent of environmental change.

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a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …

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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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