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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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