Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The office or functions of an agent.

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  • noun The position of being an agent.

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Examples

  • Godless by American standards, the soulless corporations and GOP agentry are the clear and present danger, while they ridiculously and bigotedly purport Islam as a threat to hide behind.

    Stephen Herrington: There's No Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

  • That debate might have been economically suspect, but it further drove the idea that the American economy needed to be more efficient, which meant more tax cuts, more reductions in the safety net, more free agentry, more dependence on markets.

    Robert Teitelman: A Few Lessons From the Crisis

  • Godless by American standards, the soulless corporations and GOP agentry are the clear and present danger, while they ridiculously and bigotedly purport Islam as a threat to hide behind.

    Stephen Herrington: There's No Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

  • But they had been used to dealing with that lobbyful of slaves too long, and so had forgotten the first rule of agentry: get the rights!

    HOLLYWOOD

  • “We were simply bowled over by Madame, who was way ahead of her press agentry,” said David O. Selznick, adding that he was disappointed that people did not seem to have paid enough attention to the “symphonic narrative” and “march” created for the occasion—compositions he called “the first important serious music to come out of the war.”

    The Last Empress

  • By not including him on its "most wanted" list, RD is performing a similar press agentry service for Mr. Bush.

    The Reader's Digest, "Dangerous Leaders," And The Little Man Who Wasn't There

  • Ms. Kaplan quotes one observer as saying that Trujillo's offer was "one of the boldest masterstrokes of modern press agentry."

    Strange Migration:

  • How about looking ahead to some emerging trends in agentry and uhhh, clientry.

    Advise Miss Snark

  • My point is simple: In the competitive world of dog-eat-dog (forgive the cliche) agentry, cyber trumps snail every day of the week and twice on Sunday (and Friday the 13th).

    Why Exclusives Stink -more

  • But the secret agentry has brought him to the attention of the wrong people.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

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