agency
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (business)
a. la agencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My brother works as a graphic designer at an advertising agency.Mi hermano trabaja como diseñador gráfico en una agencida de publicidad.
2. (branch)
a. la delegación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't know where exactly, but I know that he works for some agency of the federal government.No sé exactamente dónde, pero sé que trabaja para alguna delegación del gobierno federal.
3. (administrative organization)
a. el organismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fernando gained first-hand experience at a human rights agency.Fernando obtuvo experiencia práctica trabajando en un organismo de derechos humanos.
b. la agencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Local environmental protection agencies are campaigning against surface mining.Las agencias de protección ambiental locales están haciendo campañas en contra de la minería a cielo abierto.
4. (intervention)
a. la acción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Seeds may be dispersed through the agency of wind, water, and gravity, among other things.Las semillas se pueden dispersar por acción del viento, el agua y la gravedad, entre otras cosas.
b. la intervención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Marisol got the job through the agency of influential friends.Marisol consiguió el puesto mediante la intervención de amigos influyentes.
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agency
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. la agencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
advertising/travel agencyagencia de publicidad/viajes
through the agency ofmediante la intervención de
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agency [ˈeɪdʒənsɪ]
noun
1 (office) agencia (f)
2 (branch) delegación (f)
3 (institution) organismo (m)
International Atomic Energy Agency Organismo (m) Internacional de Energía Atómica
4 (mediation)
through the agency of por medio de; por la mediación de
modifier
Agency for International Development (n) (US) Agencia (f) para el Desarrollo Internacional
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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