Synonyms for agencies

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Men would fain have a revival as the outgrowth of their agencies and progress.

It is one of the slowest, because one of the most durable, of agencies.

There remain to be considered some of the agencies at work to better the lot of the farmer.

The school, the mission, the newspaper--these are the agencies that should be used.

There were at work in this city a number of agencies which served to stimulate the movement.

But this is to invert the order of the agencies by which the improvement of the law is carried on.

Other agencies had in fact by this time been brought to bear on the law.

The Indians at these agencies number in the aggregate about 22,000.

Agencies of Singapore Banks have since been established at Sandakan.

But none of these agencies were purchasing bonds themselves.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "active operation," from Medieval Latin agentia, noun of state from Latin agentem (nominative agens) "effective, powerful," present participle of agere (see act (n.)). Meaning "establishment where business is done for another" first recorded 1861.

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