through the agency of


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

Examples of through the agency of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Water can also be cleaned through the agency of reed bed filtration systems and constructed wetland systems6. Elizabeth Waddington, Treehugger, 19 July 2023 In many countries the observance of Christmas stretches into January, culminating on Epiphany, Jan. 6, when Jesus Christ was said to have been revealed to the world through the agency of the Magi, the three kings. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 27 Dec. 2021

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“Through the agency of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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