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English definition of “subagent”

subagent

noun [C] (also sub-agent)     /ˌsʌbˈeɪdʒənt/ COMMERCE
someone who provides a service or buys and sells products for an agent (= person who is paid to buy or sell products or provide a service for someone, but who is not a regular employee): The broker then forwards the order to a sub-agent.
(Definition of subagent noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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