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agency

noun (ACTIONS)    /ˈeɪ.dʒən.si/
through the agency of sb formal because of the actions of someone: She was freed from prison through the agency of her doctor.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of agency noun (ACTIONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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