Synonyms for agencies

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ey-juhn-see
Phonetic Transcription : ˈeɪ dʒən si

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Définition of agencies

Origin :
  • 1650s, "active operation," from Medieval Latin agentia, noun of state from Latin agentem (nominative agens) "effective, powerful," present participle of agere (see act (n.)). Meaning "establishment where business is done for another" first recorded 1861.
  • noun organization, often business-related
  • noun power, instrumentality
Example sentences :
  • Men would fain have a revival as the outgrowth of their agencies and progress.
  • Extract from : « The Ministry of Intercession » by Andrew Murray
  • It is one of the slowest, because one of the most durable, of agencies.
  • Extract from : « The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 » by Various
  • There remain to be considered some of the agencies at work to better the lot of the farmer.
  • Extract from : « The Negro Farmer » by Carl Kelsey
  • The school, the mission, the newspaper--these are the agencies that should be used.
  • Extract from : « Where Half The World Is Waking Up » by Clarence Poe
  • There were at work in this city a number of agencies which served to stimulate the movement.
  • Extract from : « Negro Migration during the War » by Emmett J. Scott
  • But this is to invert the order of the agencies by which the improvement of the law is carried on.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Law » by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
  • Other agencies had in fact by this time been brought to bear on the law.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Law » by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
  • The Indians at these agencies number in the aggregate about 22,000.
  • Extract from : « The Indian Question (1874) » by Francis A. Walker
  • Agencies of Singapore Banks have since been established at Sandakan.
  • Extract from : « British Borneo » by W. H. Treacher
  • But none of these agencies were purchasing bonds themselves.
  • Extract from : « Paul and the Printing Press » by Sara Ware Bassett

Antonyms for agencies

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