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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Fans of puzzles, secret codes and deciphering will be guided through the mysteries of all these topics as Baldwin portrays espionage agent, Elizabeth Van Lew, a Southern Lady, from Richmond, Virginia, who was a Union agent during the Civil War.
He won't stay that way for long, however, because his checkered past has become known to master Pakistani espionage agent Major General Javid Aslam Khan, who will find some use for Malik, alive or dead.
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.
But Saberi's profile hardly fits that of a typical espionage agent.
Explains Peter: "Tom is an espionage agent extraordinaire, born into a poor Irish family in 1928who left school at 14.
Young Tom is an espionage agent extraordinaire (sic), according to Sale, on whom the character is apparently based, who spends his days dodging Spiderlady McCann's vicious pencil and other jolly scrapes.
As the colonists switched tactics, kidnapping VIPs like Pocahontas, holding them hostage for ransom--often an exchange for food Jamestown couldn't grow--or, failing such piratical tribute, casually killing them, so Pocahontas found it wise to improve her English as well as wed one, shipped off to John Rolfe's mother country to act as her father's eyes, goodwill ambassador, and espionage agent, and discovered to her dismay that there were too many Europeans, with too much technology, for her own people to prevail.