the CIA Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the CIAnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˌsiː.aɪˈeɪ/
abbreviation for the Central Intelligence Agency: a US ​governmentorganization that ​secretlycollectsinformation about other ​countries
(Definition of the CIA from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (美国)中央情报局…
in Turkish Merkezi Haberalma Teşkilatı, ABD gizli istihbarat kuruluşunun kısa adı…
in Russian ЦРУ…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國)中央情報局…
in Polish CIA…
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