Definition of subagency in English:

subagency

noun

  • 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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its subagencies.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

subagency

/sʌbˈeɪdʒ(ə)nsi/