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subagency (plural subagencies)
- An agency that is subordinate to, or part of, another.
2008 March 9, Scott Shane, “The Unstudied Art of Interrogation”, in New York Times:
- Mr. Kleinman said he envisioned a new intelligence agency or subagency devoted solely to interrogation sponsoring research, conducting training and building a team of sophisticated interrogators with linguistic and psychological skills.