special agent


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special agent

A person, either United States military or civilian, who is a specialist in military security or the collection of intelligence or counterintelligence information.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.special agent - someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
general agent, universal agent - someone authorized to transact every kind of business for the principal
Translations

special agent

nagente m segreto
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At first, for a short time only, you will be a special agent in the service of the ministry of war.
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In the film, the actor portrays the role of FBI special agent Dylan Hobbs, who is determined to make the magicians pay for their crimes.
With an original and fascinating perspective, Special Agent Bennett takes readers behind the scenes -- to the jungles, deserts, mountains, and exotic back streets of foreign countries -- where these elite and highly trained Special Agents do things that books are written about and movies are made for, but quietly and often without recognition.
This gets us back to UCIC: under the independent special agent, the liquidation of UCIC operated efficiently and openly, and produced regular distributions to creditors, the first occurring just three years after liquidation in 1998, followed by distributions in 1999, 2001, 2004 and in 2007--totaling about 35% of approved claims.
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