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agent
American English: /ˈeɪdʒənt/
British English: /ˈeɪdʒ(ə)nt/

Translation of agent in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable 1.1 (for person) election agent (in UK)
    representante (masculine or feminine) electoral
    Example sentences
    • By that time, I was in the sort of semi-media business as an agent handling writers.
    • The role of the publisher could change markedly and perhaps be collapsed into that of the writers and their business managers and agents.
    • Actors, agents and managers go home happy with a tasty 10-15% of their clients' payday.
    1.2 (for company)
    Example sentences
    • From a product manufacturer's viewpoint, there continues to be a growing need to provide value-added services to agents.
    • Another service such agents provide is a temporary loan.
    • Some mobile service agents will also provide you with a replacement mobile phone while yours is being repaired.
    1.3 (government officer in US)
    Example sentences
    • As a private attorney, he works without charge to help hundreds of intelligence agents obtain lawful permission to declassify and publish the hidden secrets of our times.
    • But without the information from FBI intelligence agents, his grand jury didn't have enough evidence to return indictments.
    • The Interior Ministry will also command a domestic intelligence network made up largely of secret police and intelligence agents from the ousted government.
  • 3 countable 3.1 (person acting) you're a free agent
    eres libre or tienes total libertad (de hacer lo que quieras)
    3.2 (force) [formal] its potential as an agent for change
    su potencial como agente de cambio
    Example sentences
    • Though not always the makers of art, their role as agents in the shaping of dynamic artistic cultures was vital and remains poorly understood.
    • It would be useful for future studies to explore the role of other sociocultural agents, such as schools and teachers, in influencing attitudes and behaviors.
    • In addition, our study contributes to a greater understanding of newly appointed CEOs in their roles as change agents.
  • 4 countable and uncountable (substance) oxidizing agent
    agente oxidante
    bulking agent
    esponjante (masculine)
    raising agents
    fermentos (masculine plural) y levaduras (feminine plural)
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