The definition of an agency is a group of people that performs some specific task, or that helps others in some way.(noun)
A business that takes care of all the details for a person planning a trip is an example of a travel agency.
See agency in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. agencies
Origin: ML agentia < prp. of L agere, act
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noun pl. a·gen·cies
Origin: Medieval Latin agentia
Origin: , from Latin agēns, agent-
Origin: , present participle of agere, to do; see agent.
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