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Independent agency   /ˌɪndɪpˈɛndənt ˈeɪdʒənsi/   Listen
Independent agency

noun
1.
An agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments.






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"Independent agency" Quotes from Famous Books



... more serious objection may be urged against the present strictness of scholastic discipline—which is, that it deprives the boy of a sense of free and independent agency. I speak this with limitations, for a master should be a monarch in his school, but by no means a tyrant; and decidedly the very worst species of tyranny is that which stretches the young mind upon the ...
— The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh • William Carleton



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