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Agency may refer to:
- A governmental or other institution.
- The abstract principle that autonomous beings, agents, are capable of acting by themselves: see also autonomy.
See #Media and fiction, below for fictional agencies.
- Advertising agency, a service business dedicated to creating, planning and handling advertising for its clients
- Employment agency, a business that serves as a representative, acting on behalf of another
- Government agency, a department of a local or national government responsible for the oversight and administration of a specific function
- International agency, an inter-governmental body
- News agency
- The Agency, a nickname for the Central Intelligence Agency
- Agency (law), a person acting on behalf of another person
- Agency (LDS Church), "the privilege of choice ... introduced by God"
- Agency (moral), capacity for making moral judgments
- Agency (philosophy), the capacity of an autonomous agent to act, relating to action theory in philosophy
- Agency (sociology), the ability of social actors to make independent choices, relating to action theory in sociology
- Agency and structure, ability of an individual to organize future situations and resource distribution
- Agency (country subdivision)
- Agency, Iowa, USA
- Agency, Missouri, USA
- Agency, Montana, USA
- Agency Township, name of townships in four US states
Media and fiction
- Agency (film), a 1980 film starring Lee Majors
- The Agency (2001 TV series)
- The Agency (2006 TV series)
- The Agency (comic book)
- The Agency (film), a 1980 Canadian film
- The Agency (video game)
- The Agency, name of the fictional secret government organization in the 2000 TV series The Invisible Man.
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