government agency

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n government agency an administrative unit of government "the Central Intelligence Agency","the Census Bureau","Office of Management and Budget","Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Usage

In literature:

Another considerable group of conservational practices is possible only to governments or other public agencies.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
In our form of government it is a mere corporate agency.
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
Every subsidiary agency that might further the progress of the truth has been suppressed by the Government.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
Scott Truxtun opened a government agency in New York in 1905.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Shall we endeavour to govern on native principles and by native agency?
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
States (Agencies) under the protection of the English Government.
"Les Parsis" by D. Menant
Patronage hardly entered into his calculations as an agency of government.
"Woodrow Wilson's Administration and Achievements" by Frank B. Lord and James William Bryan
He looks upon religion as a social bond, an agency of good government.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Have you set in motion every agency that the government has?
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
He died in December, 1909, in a two-story house built for him by the Government on the Pine Ridge agency in South Dakota.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
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In news:

Gawker Data Breach Could Lead to Attacks on Government Agencies.
The Glendale Narrows, the three mile soft bottom stretch of the L.A. River, is subject to conflicting agendas from river advocates, private enterprise, and government agencies.
Government agency to pilot Canadian smartphone.
Greenbelt -based Global Science & Technology is betting that companies, consumers and government agencies want a lot more information about the weather.
Mayor Jim Suttle will announce the grant award, which was extended by the government agency in September, during a press conference today at Love's Jazz & Arts Center.
A couple of government agencies can help.
The DOJ charged that as a result of these kickbacks from other companies, Accenture caused a high number of false claims to be submitted during the procurement process for IT contracts with US government agencies.
Another malware campaign has hit the Middle East, with a focus on Middle Eastern critical infrastructure engineering firms, government agencies, financial houses, and academia, according to Kaspersky Labs and Seculert.
For months, The Real Sabu, as he called himself on Twitter, boasted, cursed and egged on his followers to take part in computer attacks against private companies and government agencies worldwide.
But $16 muffins , $5 sodas, and $8 cups of coffee are still pretty pricey for a government agency -- or anyone.
Bold move on the part of a government agency.
Effectively meeting these needs calls for integrated, comprehensive solutions delivered by a combination of government agencies, as well as the nonprofit and private sectors.
The Ministry of Justice and related government agencies will discuss the matter before negotiating with the US department on how proceeds from the disposal of the properties should be divided, Deputy Minister of Justice Chen Shou-huang (???
San Cristobal Volcano erupted Saturday, a government agency reports.
Government agencies have been using competitions with some success to harness the collective brainpower of the public in solving thorny technology problems.
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In science:

Council (IHAC) in conjunction with related federal government agencies.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
Contributions to this work by NIST, an agency of the US government, are not subject to copyright laws.
Random decoupling schemes for quantum dynamical control and error suppression
It is a contribution of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the U.S. government, and is not subject to U.S. copyright.
Randomized Benchmarking of Quantum Gates
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies or the U.S. government.
Short Note on Complexity of Multi-Value Byzantine Agreement
In particular, it has been announced by the US National Security Agency as the key exchange mechanism underlying “the next generation cryptography to protect US government information”, including the protection of “classified or mission critical national security information” [50, 37].
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
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