Meaning of AGENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ eɪdʒənt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
An agent is a person who looks after someone else’s business affairs or does business on their behalf. ( BUSINESS )
You are buying direct, rather than through an agent.
= representative, rep
see also estate agent , press agent , travel agent
An agent in the arts world is a person who gets work for an actor or musician, or who sells the work of a writer to publishers.
An agent is a person who works for a country’s secret service.
All these years he’s been an agent for the East.
A chemical that has a particular effect or is used for a particular purpose can be referred to as a particular kind of agent .
...the bleaching agent in white flour.
N-COUNT : supp N
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006