Translation of "agency" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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agencynoun

uk /ˈeɪ.dʒən.si/ us /ˈeɪ.dʒən.si/

agency noun (ORGANIZATION)

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

代理機構
an advertising/employment/estate/travel agency 廣告(代理)公司/職業介紹所/房地產仲介公司/旅行社

C1 [ C ] a government organization

政府專門機構;政府內的局,部,處
an overseas aid agency 海外援助機構
the Central Intelligence Agency 中央情報局

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

由於(某人)的作用;在(某人)的推動下
She was freed from prison through the agency of her doctor. 在她的醫生的推動下,她獲釋出獄。

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