espionage agent

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Noun1.espionage agent - someone employed to spy on another country or business competitorespionage agent - someone employed to spy on another country or business competitor
spy, undercover agent - (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
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As we speak, Pakistan and India are fighting a fierce battle of arguments on the stage of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the conviction of Indian national and alleged espionage agent, Kulbhushan Jadhav.
In the second adventure of his Mac B., Kid Spy series, Caldecott Medal-winning author Mac Barnett recounts his supposed youthful adventures in 1989 as an espionage agent in Mac B., Kid Spy: The Impossible Crime (Orchard, $12.99, 160 pages, 9781338143683, ages 7 to 10).
The other March openers comprise director Robbie Grewal's Romeo Akbar Walter, incarnating John Abraham as an espionage agent. But the month could well belong to the period epic Kesari starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra, which narrates the story of the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi in which 21 Sikhs battled 10,000 Afghans.
During WWII at the age of 18, Lorraine worked undercover for the government as an Espionage Agent. She worked in defense plants to find saboteurs and as a Chicago police officer for 2 years.
"There is, I am afraid, very little doubt that Burgess had available the essential requirements of an espionage agent," Philby wrote.
But the convicted spy, Mohamed Ali Abd el-Baki, was apparently an equal opportunity espionage agent who had also offered to spy on Israeli ships for Iran!
Sunday TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY CHANNEL 4, 9PM Based on the 1974 novel by John le Carre, this film tells the story of an espionage agent who is brought out of retirement, to investigate a story told by a rogue agent that there is a mole in the organisation.
3) The espionage agent Jakobs was the last person to be executed by firing squad in the Tower of London, in August 1941.
FORMER Gazette man Arthur Butler almost became that rarest of beasts - a spycatcher - when he locked horns with a clever Russian espionage agent.
Netanyahu stood by the party line, and ordered Oren to state that Pollard indeed was an official Israeli espionage agent. Yesterday afternoon, Oren did so.
What highly trained espionage agent would burst into tears and threaten suicide upon learning that she had to spend a few more days in prison?
and an espionage agent"), none of which offers proof that he was engaged in spying for the Soviets, is enough to vindicate McCarthy's charges.