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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.’
- ‘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.’
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