Definition of Government agent

1. Noun. A representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government.

Generic synonyms: Agent
Specialized synonyms: Fbi Agent, G-man, Government Man, Revenuer, T-man



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Government Agent

governessless
governesslike
governessship
governessy
governest
governeth
governing
governing board
governing body
government
government-censored
government-in-exile
government activity
government agencies
government agency
government agent (current term)
government bond
government building
government cheese
government department
government hospital
government income
government issue
government issues
government man
government men
government minister
government note
government office
government officials

Literary usage of Government agent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1866)
"... or war material— gave so little time to the government agent tor negotiations that he was obliged to accept the beet terms offered him at the moment. ..."

2. Forty Years Among the Indians: A True Yet Thrilling Narrative of the Author by Daniel Webster Jones (1890)
"We had quite a hard trip getting into the valley. CHAPTER XXVIII. My Discharge by the government agent—I Prepare, ..."

3. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"As a government agent he certainly knew but one course; that was strictly in the line of his duty as laid down for him to perform. ..."

4. British Guiana Boundary: Arbitration with the United States of Venezuela by Great Britain (1898)
"The functions of the government agent, who holds an appointment which is of ... The government agent within his own district will have complete control, ..."

5. Indian Records: With a Commercial View of the Relations Between the British (1870)
"The following is a copy of the instructions to the government agent above alluded to:— " Government having determined to infest in Public Securities the ..."

6. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"As a government agent he certainly knew but one course; that was strictly in the line of his duty as laid down for him to perform. ..."

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