Definition of Government agency
1. Noun. An administrative unit of government. "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Specialized synonyms: Afrl, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ahpcrc, Army High Performance Computing Research Center, Naval Research Laboratory, Nrl, U.s. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, Us Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, Usacil
Generic synonyms: Administrative Body, Administrative Unit
Specialized synonyms: Executive Agency, Fda, Food And Drug Administration, Cdc, Center For Disease Control And Prevention, Counterterrorist Center, Ctc, Nonproliferation Center, Npc, Bureau Of The Census, Census Bureau, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Noaa, National Climatic Data Center, Ncdc, National Weather Service, Technology Administration, National Institute Of Standards And Technology, Nist, National Technical Information Service, Ntis, Darpa, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department Of Defense Laboratory System, Lablink, Department Of Energy Intelligence, Doei, Phs, United States Public Health Service, National Institutes Of Health, Nih, Bja, Bureau Of Justice Assistance, Bjs, Bureau Of Justice Statistics, Immigration And Naturalization Service, Ins, United States Border Patrol, Us Border Patrol, Bureau Of Diplomatic Security, Ds, Foreign Service, Bureau Of Intelligence And Research, Inr, Fws, United States Fish And Wildlife Service, Us Fish And Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Financial Management Service, Office Of Intelligence Support, Ois, Comptroller Of The Currency, Bureau Of Customs, Customs Bureau, Customs Service, Uscb, Bureau Of Engraving And Printing, Internal Revenue Service, Irs, Faa, Federal Aviation Agency, Transportation Security Administration, Tsa, Gao, Government Accounting Office, United States Government Accounting Office, Navy, United States Navy, Us Navy, Usn, U. S. Coast Guard, United States Coast Guard, Us Coast Guard, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Nawcwpns, Naval Special Warfare, Nsw, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Nswc, Naval Underwater Warfare Center, Nuwc, Office Of Naval Intelligence, Oni, Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, Mcia, Air Force, U. S. Air Force, United States Air Force, Us Air Force, Usaf, Afisr, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance And Reconnaissance, Air Force Isr, Independent Agency, Advanced Research And Development Activity, Arda, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Reutilization And Marketing Service, Drms, Defense Technical Information Center, Dtic, Law Enforcement Agency, Occupational Safety And Health Administration, Osha, Organ, Patent And Trademark Office Database, Patent Office, Government Printing Office, Gpo, United States Government Printing Office, Us Government Printing Office, National Guard Bureau, Ngb, Army, U. S. Army, United States Army, Us Army, Usa, Ai, Army Intelligence, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, Bmdo, Defense Information Systems Agency, Disa, National Geospatial-intelligence Agency, Nga, Casualty Care Research Center, Ccrc, Federal Housing Administration, Fha, Local Authority
Derivative terms: Official
Lexicographical Neighbors of Government Agency
Literary usage of Government agency
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Hand-book to the Cotton Cultivation in the Madras Presidency: Exhibiting the by James Talboys Wheeler (1862)
"221 Limits to government agency: the Manufacturer should purchase direct from ... government agency ..."
2. Managing Decentralisation: A New Role for Labour Market Policy by Oecd (2003)
"The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) is a government agency established in 2001 The goals of the ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Another possibility is that a pharmaceutical company be given the option of applying to a government agency for full financial support of the long-term ..."