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Definitions of agent:
  • noun:   an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    Example: "Their research uncovered new disease agents"
  • noun:   a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
  • noun:   a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
  • noun:   any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
  • noun:   a substance that exerts some force or effect
  • noun:   the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the hapening denoted by the verb in the clause
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #32500)

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