agentry
noun (plural -ries) Date: 1913 the office, duties, or activities of an agent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • agentry — /ay jeuhn tree/, n., pl. agentries. the profession, business, or activities of an agent: one of the cleverest spies in the history of foreign agentry. [1920 25; AGENT + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • agentry — ˈājəntrē, ri noun ( es) : the office, duties, or activities of an agent * * * /ay jeuhn tree/, n., pl. agentries. the profession, business, or activities of an agent: one of the cleverest spies in the history of foreign agentry. [1920 25; AGENT + …   Useful english dictionary

  • agentry — noun The position of being an agent …   Wiktionary

  • agentry — agent·ry …   English syllables

  • agentry — a•gent•ry [[t]ˈeɪ dʒən tri[/t]] n. cvb the profession, business, or activities of an agent • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • press agentry — index publicity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • press-agentry — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the function or activities of press agents : promotion, publicity this reputation is not wholly the product of press agentry Egon Glesinger * * * /pres ay jeuhn tree/, n. 1. the vocation or responsibilities of a press… …   Useful english dictionary

  • press-agentry — noun see press agent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • press-agentry — /pres ay jeuhn tree/, n. 1. the vocation or responsibilities of a press agent. 2. publicity produced by a press agent s work or skill, esp. in making a person or thing seem more desirable, admirable, or successful. [1910 15; PRESS AGENT + RY] * * …   Universalium

  • press-agentry — press agent·ry …   English syllables

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