Translation of "agency" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈeɪ.dʒə us /ˈeɪ.dʒə

agency noun (ORGANIZATION)

B1 [ C ] a business that represents one group of people when dealing with another group

an advertising/employment/estate/travel agency 广告(代理)公司/职业介绍所/房地产中介/旅行社

C1 [ C ] a government organization

an overseas aid agency 海外援助机构
the Central Intelligence Agency 中央情报局

More examples

  • The advertising agency secured the contract on the back of their previous successful campaigns.
  • The holiday was cancelled so the travel agency had to refund everybody the price of the tickets.
  • The duty of the agency is to act in the best interests of the child.
  • For several years she operated a dating agency from her basement flat.
  • The agency was not accredited by the Philippine Consulate to offer contracts to Filipinos abroad.

agency noun (ACTIONS)

through the agency of sb formal

because of the actions of someone

She was freed from prison through the agency of her doctor. 在她的医生的推动下,她被释放出狱。

(Translation of “agency” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)