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A subordinate commercial, political, or other agency.
- ‘Its various subagencies, including TSA, U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement and the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, will report directly to the front office.’
- ‘The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its subagencies.’
- ‘However, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the subagency formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration, determined not to pay for certain uses of the gamma camera.’
- ‘To put it in terms of subagency, the subagent would thus be liable both to the agent (the customer's bank) and the principal (the customer) in performing its responsibilities.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.