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CIA

abbr.
Central Intelligence Agency

CIA

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Central Intelligence Agency; a federal US bureau created in 1947 to coordinate and conduct espionage and intelligence activities

CIA

or C.I.A.,

Central Intelligence Agency: a federal agency that coordinates U.S. intelligence activities.

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CIA

Central Intelligence Agency. It was set up in 1947 to counter Communist activities outside the USA but increasingly after 1967 undertook internal surveillance activities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CIA - an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interestCIA - an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council
Counterterrorist Center, CTC - an agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage
Nonproliferation Center, NPC - an agency that serves as the focal point for all Intelligence Community activities related to nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their missile delivery systems
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
Translations
وِكالَةُ المُخابَرات المَرْكَزِيَّه
Ústřední zpravodajská služba
CIAden amerikanske efterretningstjeneste
Központi Hírszerzõ Ügynökség
CŽV
Centrala izlukošanas parvalde
Amerikan Gizli Haber Alma Örgütü

CIA

N ABBR (US) =Central Intelligence AgencyCIA f

CIA

[ˌsiːaɪˈeɪ] n abbr (US) (=Central Intelligence Agency) → CIA f

CIA

[ˌsiːaɪˈeɪ] n abbr (Am) =Central Intelligence AgencyCIA f

CIA

(ˌsiː ai ˈei) abbreviation
Central Intelligence Agency; American government body that engages in intelligence operations.
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