Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: agent

1. agent (om ting) an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir research uncovered new disease agents.


Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause


Mere specifikke termerbiohazard, biological agent, eliminator, enlivener, impairer, infectious agent, infective agent, invigorator, lethal agent, motor, mutagen, pressor, quickener, relaxer, represser, repressor, retardant, retardation, retardent, satisfier, shortener, stressor, teratogen, transmitter, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor, vector, weakener

2. agent (om person) a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations


Mindre specifikke termerrepresentative


Mere specifikke termerbailee, booker, booking agent, business agent, deputy, employment agent, freight agent, general agent, government agent, handler, intelligence agent, intelligence officer, literary agent, mill agent, next friend, operative, parliamentary agent, placeholder, procurator, proxy, purchasing agent, secret agent, shipping agent, shopper, special agent, surrogate, talent agent, universal agent

3. agent (om masse el. substans) a substance that exerts some force or effect


Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause, substance


Mere specifikke termeralkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, antiflatulent, antifungal, antifungal agent, antimicrobial, antimicrobic, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, bacteriostat, blanching agent, bleach, bleaching agent, chemical agent, coagulant, coagulator, coolant, diluent, dilutant, disinfectant, drug, emmenagogue, fungicide, galactagogue, gastric antacid, germicide, hypnagogue, hypoglycaemic agent, hypoglycemic agent, inducer, lactifuge, lactogen, mitogen, nerve agent, nerve gas, precipitant, solvating agent, thinner, vermicide, viricide, virucide, whitener

4. agent (om person) a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)broker, factor


Mindre specifikke termerbourgeois, businessperson


Mere specifikke termerauctioneer, estate agent, general agent, house agent, insurance agent, insurance broker, investment banker, land agent, real estate agent, real estate broker, ship broker, stockbroker, syndic, travel agent, underwriter, underwriter


Tilhører disse overordnede termerbrokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm

5. agent (om person) any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)federal agent


Mindre specifikke termerfunctionary, official


Mere specifikke termerFed, Federal, federal official, Indian agent, trustbuster

6. agent (om kommunikation) the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agentive role


Mindre specifikke termerparticipant role, semantic role









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