through the agency of

Definition of through the agency of


  1. :  by using the help or services of (something or someone) The treaty was ratified through the agency of a neutral country.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the office or function of an agent (see agent 4)

    :  the relationship between a principal and that person's agent

    :  the capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power :  operation

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