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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪdʒənsi/

Translation of agency in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (means) through the agency of influential friends a través de or por medio de amigos influyentes through the agency of wind and rain por la acción del viento y la lluvia
    Example sentences
    • Hence they are not easy to weigh up their adversarial effects which are not known by the agency of action and at the time of the action.
    • Later he became strongly opposed to the theory that proglacial lakes were formed by the agency of huge glacial dams.
    • Happiness is finally restored by the agency of enchanted potions.

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