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mill agent


the responsible official at a mill that is under absentee ownership


person noun (people)


mill agents

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Princeton WordNet

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

agent [computer science] | softbot ("software robot") [synonym]

a computer program that performs various actions continuously and autonomously on behalf of an individual or an organization. For example, an agent ... (22 of 333 words, 1 image)



Agent [disambiguation]

one who acts for, or in the place of, another, by authority from him; one entrusted with the business of another. An entity which is capable of Action (philosophy) | Agency (philosophy) | A social 'agent'; See structure and agency | Special agent,... (40 of 1095 words, 58 definitions)


Collins Dictionary:

agent | estate agent [sense-specific] | secret agent [sense-specific] | representative [synonym, sense-specific] | instrument [synonym, sense-specific]

a person who acts on behalf of another person, group, business, government, etc; representative | a person or thing that acts or has the power to act ... (26 of 574 words, 7 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)



agent | agt [abbreviation] | agency [synonym, sense-specific] | instrument [synonym, sense-specific] | instrumentality [synonym, sense-specific] | machinery [synonym, sense-specific] | means [synonym, sense-specific] | medium [synonym, sense-specific] | ministry [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

one that acts or exerts power | something that produces or is capable of producing an effect; an active or efficient cause ; a chemically, physically, ... (25 of 244 words, 5 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

agent | Agt. [abbreviation] | Indian agent [sense-specific]

a person or business authorized to act on another's behalf. | a person or thing that acts or has the power to act. | a natural force or object ... (27 of 242 words, 16 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

agent | agentive [derived]

a person who acts on behalf of another, in particular | a person who manages business, financial, or contractual matters for an actor, performer, ... (23 of 184 words, 7 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)



agent | agents [plural] | deputy [synonym, sense-specific] | patient [antonym, sense-specific]

One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor. | One who acts for, or in the place of, another (the principal), by authority from him; one intrusted with the business of another; a substitute; a deputy; a factor. | An active power or cause;... (46 of 159 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

agent [countable] | agents [plural]

a person or company that does business for another person or company, for ... | someone who works for a country's secret service and collects secret ... (25 of 147 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

agent | agented [past tense] | agenting [present participle] | agents [3rd-person singular present]

One that acts or has the power or authority to act. | One empowered to act for or represent another | A means by which something is done or caused; ... (28 of 138 words, 9 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

agent | agt [abbreviation]

a person or thing that performs an action or brings about a certain result, or that is able to do so | an active force or substance producing an ... (28 of 94 words, 7 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

agent [entry 1]

a person who acts for or represents another | a person who represents an actor, artist or writer (17 of 34 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 1

agent [entry 2]

someone who works secretly for the government or other organization (10 of 20 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 2

agent [entry 3]

a person or thing that produces a particular effect or change (11 of 35 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 3

Encarta Dictionary:

agent | agents [plural]

somebody who officially represents somebody else in business | somebody who provides a particular service for another | an investigator or ... (19 of 185 words, 7 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861584139​/definition​.html  [offline]

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