subagency

noun sub·agen·cy \ ˌsəb-ˈā-jən(t)-sē \
variants: or sub-agency
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subagency

plural subagencies or sub-agencies
1 : a subordinate agency
  • regional subagencies of the U.S. Department of Transportation
2 : the office or function of a subagent (as in real estate)
  • A subagency is created when one broker appoints other brokers, as subagents, to help perform client-based functions on the principal's behalf.
  • —Thomas J. Bellairs et al.

First Known Use of subagency

1742


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