agent·​ing | \ ˈā-jən-tiŋ How to pronounce agenting (audio) \

Definition of agenting

: the business or activities of an agent

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The personal style of agenting has evolved accordingly. Stephen Metcalf, The New Yorker, "How Superheroes Made Movie Stars Expendable," 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, "raceAhead: News Media Fails Black Families, Russell Simmons #NotMe, Another VC is Out," 15 Dec. 2017

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1681, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of agenting was in 1681

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