superagency
noun Date: 1943 a large complex governmental agency especially when set up to supervise other agencies

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  • superagency — /sooh peuhr ay jeuhn see/, n., pl. superagencies. a very large agency, esp. a large government agency that oversees smaller ones. [1890 95; SUPER + AGENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • superagency — noun An agency with unusually far reaching powers …   Wiktionary

  • superagency — su·per·agency …   English syllables

  • superagency — su′per•a gen•cy n. pl. cies …   From formal English to slang

  • superagency — “+ noun Etymology: super + agency : a large complex governmental agency especially when set up to supervise and coordinate a group of other agencies * * * /sooh peuhr ay jeuhn see/, n., pl. superagencies. a very large agency, esp. a large… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bernard Baruch — Bernard Mannes Baruch (pronEng|bəˈɹuk) (August 18, 1870 ndash;June 20, 1965) was a Jewish American financier, stock market speculator, statesman, and presidential advisor. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising… …   Wikipedia

  • su|per|a|gen|cy — «SOO puhr AY juhn seh», noun, plural cies. a large agency, especially of the government, which is in charge of a group of smaller agencies: »... proposed the creation of a superagency that eventually would coordinate all transportation in the tri …   Useful english dictionary

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