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noun [countable] agency pronunciation in British English /ˈeɪdʒ(ə)nsi/
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    a government department, or an organization connected with a government, that deals with a particular subject
    the official Chinese news agency
    the Central Intelligence Agency
    law enforcement agencies
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      an organization that deals with social problems
      Some voluntary agencies help runaway children.



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