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agent

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1 something used to achieve an end
  • The whitening agent in the detergent is chlorine bleach.
  • They see themselves as agents of social change.
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3 a person sent on a mission to represent another
  • an agent of the Crown
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4 a person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country
  • an agent feeding information about enemy troop movements
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secret agent, undercover agent


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