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Meaning of “agent” - Learner’s Dictionary

agent

noun [C]     /ˈeɪdʒənt/
BUSINESS B2 someone whose job is to deal with business for someone else: The company has agents all over the world. a literary agentOccupations and trades
GOVERNMENT ( also secret agent) B2 someone who tries to find out secret information, especially about another country →  See also estate agent , UK real estate agent , travel agent Occupations and tradesSpying and espionage
(Definition of agent from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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