agent·​ing ˈā-jən-tiŋ How to pronounce agenting (audio)
: the business or activities of an agent

Examples of agenting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Zimmer agrees that agenting is at another inflection point. Vulture, 20 Jan. 2022 Their outlook on agenting is completely in line with Paradigm's philosophy, with an integrity and focus on detail that enables us to fulfill our clients' creative, commercial and personal aspirations while sustaining those careers over time. Dave Brooks, Billboard, 27 Mar. 2019 The personal style of agenting has evolved accordingly. Stephen Metcalf, The New Yorker, 19 May 2018 What followed was a decades-long career in book publishing and selling, magazine making and literary agenting, with an emphasis on emerging writers and marginalized voices. Ellen McGirt, Fortune, 15 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1681, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of agenting was in 1681

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Cite this Entry

“Agenting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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