Complete Definition of "agent"

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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/eɪ.ʤÉnt/
audio|en-us-agent.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From L. agentem.

Noun
en-noun

  1. One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor.

#: Heaven made us agents, free to good or ill. --Dryden.

  1. One who acts for, or in the place of, another, by authority from him; one intrusted with the business of another; a substitute; a deputy; a factor.
  2. An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as, a physical, chemical, or medicinal agent; as, heat is a powerful agent.
  3. computing In the client-server model, the part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server. Especially in the phrase “intelligent agent” it implies some kind of automatic process which can communicate with other agents to perform some collective task on behalf of one or more humans.

Translations
trans-top|one who exerts power
Hebrew: ס××× (sokhen) m, ס××נת (sokhenet) f
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Portuguese: agente m
Scottish Gaelic: neach-ionaid m|f
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trans-top|one who acts in place of another
Crimean Tatar: agent#Crimean Tatar|agent
Danish: agent c
Hebrew: ס××× (sokhen) m, ס××נת (sokhenet) f
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Japanese: 代ç人 (dairinin)
Portuguese: agente m
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trans-top|active power or cause
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Portuguese: agente m
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trans-top|part of the system that performs information preparation and exchange on behalf of a client or server
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Portuguese: agente m
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Crimean Tatar

Etymology
L.|crh agentis#Latin|agentis - acting.

Noun
agent

  1. agent

Declension
crh-latin-noun|nıñ|ga|nı|da|dan

Derived terms
rfc-level|Derived terms at L4+ not in L3 POS section (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Declension)
agentlik

References
R:Useinov-Mireev 2002

Category:Crimean Tatar nouns


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. #English|agent

Dutch

Noun
agent m

  1. agent

Derived terms
agentschap

Category:Dutch nouns


French

Etymology
From L.|fr agens, agentis

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #English|Agent

Romanian

Alternative spellings
aghent

Etymology
F.|ro #French|agent

Pronunciation
IPA|[a'ʤent]|lang=ro

Noun
ro-noun|gendm|plagenÅ£i|f=agentÄ

  1. #English|agent

Declension
ro-noun-m|plagenţi|defagentul

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