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the FBI in the U.S.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: a U.S. government organization that makes sure people can get jobs without being treated in an unfair way because of their race, national origin, sex, age, religion, or physical condition
the U.S. government department responsible for protecting the U.S. from attacks by terrorists, or the work of this department
the larger and less powerful part of the U.S. Congress (=the national legislature in the U.S.)
between or involving two or more government departments or other agencies
the Internal Revenue Service: the U.S. government department that collects taxes
the part of government that makes and changes laws. The other parts of government are the executive branch and the judicial branch.
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration: a government organization responsible for space research and sending rockets into space
Occupational Safety and Health Administration: a U.S. government department that decides whether the buildings and places where people work, and the equipment and substances they use in their work, are safe
in the U.S., the government department that manages the country’s relations with other countries. The Secretary of State is the head of this department.