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agent
n. person authorized to perform a certain action; representative; factor, cause; broker; cleansing means; substance which is able to produce an effect (Pharmacology)

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Agent
Agent may refer to:
In law
In law enforcement
  • Secret agent, spy highly involved in espionage
  • Special agent, a detective or investigator for a state, county, municipal, federal, or tribal government

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agent

Noun
1. an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
(hypernym) causal agent, cause, causal agency
(hyponym) vasoconstrictor, vasoconstrictive
2. a substance that exerts some force or effect
(hypernym) causal agent, cause, causal agency
(hyponym) antiflatulent
3. a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
(hypernym) representative
(hyponym) business agent
4. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
(synonym) factor, broker
(hypernym) businessperson, bourgeois
(hyponym) auctioneer
(member-holonym) brokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm
5. any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
(synonym) federal agent
(hypernym) official, functionary
(hyponym) Indian agent
6. the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the hapening denoted by the verb in the clause
(synonym) agentive role
(hypernym) semantic role, participant role


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Agent (der)
nm. agent, person authorized to perform a certain action; representative; factor, cause; broker; financier, money lender

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agent
adj. co-operative
 
agent
nm. agent, person authorized to perform a certain action; factor, cause; broker, financier, money lender; number which is multiplied with another to produce a given product (Mathematics)


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