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English definition of “the Federal Aviation Administration”

the Federal Aviation Administration

noun
 
 
(abbreviation the FAA) GOVERNMENT, TRANSPORT
the US government department that is responsible for making rules relating to airports and aircraft: Under the new proposals, the Federal Aviation Administration would be able to impose "additional security on any airline at any time" running services to the US. → Compare the Civil Aviation Authority
(Definition of the Federal Aviation Administration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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