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CIA

abbr.
Central Intelligence Agency
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CIA

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Central Intelligence Agency; a federal US bureau created in 1947 to coordinate and conduct espionage and intelligence activities
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
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CIA

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

[ˌsiːaɪˈeɪ] n abbr (Am) =Central Intelligence AgencyCIA f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

CIA

(ˌsiː ai ˈei) abbreviation
Central Intelligence Agency; American government body that engages in intelligence operations.
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The Iranian intelligence and security forces last Monday released more details about 17 CIA spies captured last year, saying that they had all received interrogation techniques and were tasked with spying on the country's sensitive centers.
With the caption 'I spy with my little eye,' CIA shared a photo of what appears to be a CIA agent's office desk with items related to espionage work like a wig, maps of China, Russia and Iran, and a paper bag labeled 'Top secret pulp.'
After objection raised by audit officials, CIA forgave the remaining amount getting 43.4 million rupees out of total 2.6 billion rupees.
SP CIA Usman Ijaz Bajwa said this while addressing a press conference at his office, here on Monday.
In a long expose published November 2, Yahoo News said the loss of agents was one of the biggest CIA defeats in years.
The Rawalpindi police department's CIA unit used to work as a supra body to regular police precincts and investigators.
If it is not MEIO, then it must had been the CIA for giving 'tips' to the Pakatan Harapan government.
In addition to potentially re-introducing torture, the CIA may potentially enjoy relative immunity from the law
[United States], May 22 ( ANI ): In a historical move, acting Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel was formally sworn in as the next director of the US' top spy agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia on Monday.
Such is the case for one of the fall 2017 'puppy class' pups," read&nbsp;the CIA statement.
The CIA is its own department in the US government, responsible for maintaining national security and gathering intelligence -- information for military and political purposes.
Some investigators were convinced there was a mole within the CIA, while others believed the Chinese had hacked the covert system the CIA used to communicate with its foreign sources.