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National Security Agency
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) National Security Agency: a US federal defence bureau established in 1972 that specializes in cryptography
2. (Military) National Security Agency: a US federal defence bureau established in 1972 that specializes in cryptography
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|Noun||1.||NSA - the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information|
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States
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