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ahensiya : agency (n.); pawnshop (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: agencia: agency ]

Derivatives of ahensiya

n. (group)1. agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, officean administrative unit of government.; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
~ afrl, air force research laboratorya United States Air Force defense laboratory responsible for discovering and developing and integrating fighting technologies for aerospace forces.
~ ahpcrc, army high performance computing research centera United States defense laboratory to conduct research in high-performance computing for defense technology applications; a partnership of government and university and industry.
~ naval research laboratory, nrlthe United States Navy's defense laboratory that conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines.
~ u.s. army criminal investigation laboratory, united states army criminal investigation laboratory, us army criminal investigation laboratory, usacila defense laboratory of the Criminal Investigation Command; the United States Army's primary forensic laboratory in support of criminal intelligence.
~ administrative body, administrative unita unit with administrative responsibilities.
~ executive agencyan agency of the executive branch of government.
~ fda, food and drug administrationa federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
~ cdc, center for disease control and preventiona federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases).
~ counterterrorist center, ctcan agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage.
~ nonproliferation center, npcan agency that serves as the focal point for all Intelligence Community activities related to nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their missile delivery systems.
~ bureau of the census, census bureauthe bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.
~ national oceanic and atmospheric administration, noaaan agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather.
~ national climatic data center, ncdcthe part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data.
~ national weather servicethe federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps.
~ technology administrationan agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth.
~ national institute of standards and technology, nistan agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs.
~ national technical information service, ntisan agency in the Technology Administration that is a primary resource for government-funded scientific and technical and engineering and business related information.
~ darpa, defense advanced research projects agencythe central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11.
~ department of defense laboratory system, lablinka defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness.
~ department of energy intelligence, doeian agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analytical expertise available to other members of the Intelligence Community.
~ phs, united states public health servicean agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health.
~ national institutes of health, nihan agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government.
~ bja, bureau of justice assistancethe bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse.
~ bjs, bureau of justice statisticsthe agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers.
~ immigration and naturalization service, insan agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States.
~ united states border patrol, us border patrolthe mobile law enforcement arm of the Immigration and Naturalization Service that detects and prevents illegal entry of aliens into the United States.
~ bureau of diplomatic security, dsthe bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas.
~ foreign servicethe part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world.
~ bureau of intelligence and research, inran agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community.
~ fws, united states fish and wildlife service, us fish and wildlife servicean agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution.
~ national park servicean agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parks.
~ financial management servicethe federal agency in the Treasury Department that manages the government's disbursement and collection systems and provides central accounting and financial reporting.
~ office of intelligence support, oisagency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy.
~ comptroller of the currencythe agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency.
~ bureau of customs, customs bureau, customs service, uscbthe agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs.
~ bureau of engraving and printingthe agency of the Treasury Department that produces currency.
~ internal revenue service, irsthe bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections.
~ faa, federal aviation agencyan agency in the Department of Transportation that is responsible for the safety of civilian aviation.
~ transportation security administration, tsaan agency established in 2001 to safeguard United States transportation systems and insure safe air travel.
~ gao, government accounting office, united states government accounting officean independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States.
~ united states navy, us navy, usn, navythe navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces.
~ u. s. coast guard, united states coast guard, us coast guardan agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce.
~ naval air warfare center weapons division, nawcwpnsthe principal agency of the United States Navy for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems.
~ naval special warfare, nswthe agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare.
~ naval surface warfare center, nswcthe agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for all aspects of surface warfare.
~ naval underwater warfare center, nuwcthe agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for submarine and undersea warfare systems.
~ office of naval intelligence, onithe military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy.
~ marine corps intelligence activity, mciaan agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization.
~ u. s. air force, united states air force, us air force, usaf, air forcethe airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space.
~ afisr, air force intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, air force isran agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms.
~ independent agencyan agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments.
~ advanced research and development activity, ardaan agency of the Intelligence Community that conducts advanced research and development related to information technology.
~ defense logistics agencya logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense; provides worldwide support for military missions.
~ defense reutilization and marketing service, drmsthe organization in the Defense Logistics Agency that inventories and evaluates and sells reusable United States government surplus.
~ defense technical information center, dticthe agency in the Department of Defense that provides scientific and technical information to federal agencies and their contractors.
~ law enforcement agencyan agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws.
~ occupational safety and health administration, oshaa government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
~ organa government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function.; "The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department"
~ patent and trademark office database, patent officethe government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones.
~ government printing office, gpo, united states government printing office, us government printing officean agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal government.
~ national guard bureau, ngbthe agency that administers the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; provides liaison between the Army and the Air Force and various National Guard units.
~ u. s. army, united states army, us army, usa, armythe army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare.
~ ai, army intelligencean agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders.
~ ballistic missile defense organization, bmdoan agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality.
~ defense information systems agency, disaa combat support agency in the Department of Defense responsible for developing and operating and supporting information systems to serve the needs of the President and the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
~ national geospatial-intelligence agency, ngaa combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security.
~ casualty care research center, ccrcan agency in the Department of Defense that is a national center for research on all aspects of injury control and casualty care.
~ federal housing administration, fhathe federal agency in the Department of Housing and Urban Development that insures residential mortgages.
~ local authorityan administrative unit of local government.
n. (group)2. agencya business that serves other businesses.
~ business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concerna commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it.; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
~ ad agency, advertising agencyan agency that designs advertisement to call public attention to its clients.
~ credit bureaua private firm that maintains consumer credit data files and provides credit information to authorized users for a fee.
~ detective agencyan agency that makes inquiries for its clients.
~ employment agency, employment officean agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed people.
~ commercial agency, mercantile agencyan organization that provides businesses with credit ratings of other firms.; "Dun & Bradstreet is the largest mercantile agency in the United States"
~ news agency, news organisation, news organization, press agency, press association, wire servicean agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically.
~ service agency, service bureau, service firma business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale.
~ travel agencyan agency that arranges personal travel.
~ transfer agentan agency (usually a bank) that is appointed by a corporation to keep records of its stock and bond owners and to resolve problems about certificates.
n. (state)3. agencythe state of being in action or exerting power.; "the agency of providence"; "she has free agency"
~ activeness, action, activitythe state of being active.; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
~ frankensteinan agency that escapes control and destroys its creator.
n. (state)4. agency, delegacy, representationthe state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent.
~ statethe way something is with respect to its main attributes.; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
~ free agency(sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team.
~ legal representationpersonal representation that has legal status.; "an person who has been declared incompetent should have legal representation"
~ virusa harmful or corrupting agency.; "bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread"; "the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone"
n. (act)5. agency, means, wayhow a result is obtained or an end is achieved.; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
~ effectuation, implementationthe act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect.
~ dintinterchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'.
~ escapea means or way of escaping.; "hard work was his escape from worry"; "they installed a second hatch as an escape"; "their escape route"
~ fast tracka rapid means of achieving a goal.; "they saw independence as the fast track to democracy"; "he took a fast track to the top of the corporate ladder"; "the company went off the fast track when the stock market dropped"
~ instrument, toolthe means whereby some act is accomplished.; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
~ roada way or means to achieve something.; "the road to fame"
~ stepping stoneany means of advancement.; "the job was just a stepping stone on his way to fame and riches"
~ expedienta means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one.
~ desperate measuredesperate actions taken as a means to an end.; "he had to resort to desperate measures"
~ open sesameany very successful means of achieving a result.
~ salvationa means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness.; "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"
~ tootha means of enforcement.; "the treaty had no teeth in it"
~ voicea means or agency by which something is expressed or communicated.; "the voice of the law"; "the Times is not the voice of New York"; "conservatism has many voices"
~ wingsa means of flight or ascent.; "necessity lends wings to inspiration"
n. (artifact)1. loan office, pawnbroker's shop, pawnshopa shop where loans are made with personal property as security.
~ shop, storea mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services.; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"