government agent


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n government agent a representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government
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In literature:

Diplomatic agents, at the utmost, serve to keep their respective governments informed about the run of events.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
The Russian government and the Russian nation often are misrepresented by their official or diplomatic agents.
"Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863" by Adam Gurowski
Every German is in some respects an agent of his Government.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
A mass of evidence had been accumulated by Government agents in New York, Washington, and other cities.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
He must allow Agents of the Government to enter and examine the premises.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
Murray was a trusted agent of the terrestrial government.
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
No keen-eyed agent of the government Can see you here.
"The Universal Reciter" by Various
Jim went back again to the Court House as Government Agent Thompson's assistant.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
This official apparatus meant that I was a Government agent.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
An agent of Pitt's was hired to write a scurrilous biography of the Government's most dreaded foe.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
But as the secret agents of the government are never allowed to enter the Prefecture, he watched for some sign to follow.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
We're going to have to arrest him as an unregistered agent of the Soviet Government.
"Psichopath" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The government agents in New York found out I'd found out and sent for me to tell.
"The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys" by Richard Harding Davis
But what I didn't take into consideration was that I was laying myself open to arrest for impersonating an agent of the Government.
"The Bandbox" by Louis Joseph Vance
Some of the Government's own land agents on the spot urged them.
"The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier" by Oscar D. Skelton
Nevertheless the victory was not gratuitous for the agents of the government.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
Letters are coming in from every quarter complaining of the despotic acts of government agents.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Three agents are dispatched to Halifax to solicit lands from government.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
The Confederate government had an agent there, a Methodist preacher by the name of Morgan and a South Carolinian.
"The Southern Soldier Boy" by James Carson Elliott
Keep one eye on the Government agents and Indian traders.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter

In news:

JACK BAUER is in play again, and so is his hard-guy attire — sweaty T-shirt, leather jacket and that government agent's staple: a bulletproof vest.
Owner of El Salvador night club, Dan Ertel, downplays reports of riotous behavior by US government agents.
A suave government agent fond of cocktails and fancy cigarettes barely escaping death in exotic locales.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement will return to the Mexican government more than 4,000 archaeological pieces seized at several locations across the United States by customs agents and investigators.
Secret Service agents were taken aback on seeing large water monitors wandering the grounds of Government House during security inspections ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit.
A Utah federal judge on Wednesday refused to detain a former New York FBI agent who government prosecutors claim tried to derail a criminal investigation into a key figure in an alleged military fraud scheme.
Exclusive interview with murdered border agent's attorney reveals family's disgust with government.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that Syria could take advantage of a political vacuum in Lebanon, and she urged Lebanese politicians to form a government free of "proxies and agents for outside forces.".
As discussed above, consistent with practice, the San Francisco agents approached Mr Jones' house, presented their government-issu...
A hotbed of techie agents of government transparency.
Government investigators are reviewing the US Border Patrol's lethal force policies amid a spate of deadly shootings, including last week's killing of a teenager who agents said was throwing rocks from Mexico.
Agent, Piper Perabo fights off assassins, evil henchman and insidious government agents.
Take, for example, the "library provision " (Section 215), which allows government agents to commandeer records from librarians (or Internet service providers, social work agencies and schools).
Like a real estate agent representing both buyer and seller, Goldman Sachs simultaneously urges governments to privatize highways, advises them as they structure the deals, and buys a piece of the action.
Agent Robert Steele has first hand knowledge of how "we the people" can truly give our government a piece of our mind.

In science:

Paul Cilliers maintains that the set of rules that govern a Complex System can be abstract, or agent and type based, or they can be centralized, or both.
Complex Systems
Consequently, since the price dynamics is governed by the aggregate demand, herding in opinions leads to persistent returns, creating the very returns agents hoped for, which reinforce the prediction power of their neighbors in a positive feedback loop.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
Each SDS server governs its own domain, which is comprised of a number of agents from the other four classes.
Balancing transparency, efficiency and security in pervasive systems
This work has been partially supported by STIC-Asie pro ject titled “Information spreading in a system of mobile agents”, from the French Government.
Correlations in complex networks under attack
The crude approach used there might probably be of more academic interest, since it is based on the speculation that particles alter the dynamical behavior of their scattering agent governing their diffusive transport.
On Quasilinear Perpendicular Diffusion
Particles diffuse in parallel and perpendicular direction and interact with the turbulence and, therefore, have probably an influence on the dynamics of their scattering agent governing their diffusive transport.
On Quasilinear Perpendicular Diffusion
The model in [You03,You98] assumes independent individual updates, arriving at random times governed (for each agent) by a Poisson arrival process with rate one.
Adversarial Scheduling Analysis of Game Theoretic Models of Norm Diffusion
So each agent reports her ideal location, and the government applies a mechanism mapping the agents’ preferences to K facility locations.
On the Power of Deterministic Mechanisms for Facility Location Games
The government’s objective is to minimize the social cost, namely the total distance of the agents’ locations to the nearest facility.
On the Power of Deterministic Mechanisms for Facility Location Games
In particular, we would like our mechanism to be parameterized neither by the distribution on agent preference nor by the capacity that governs the agents utility function.
Prior-independent Auctions for Risk-averse Agents