executive agency

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Noun1.executive agency - an agency of the executive branch of government
AEC, Atomic Energy Commission - a former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States
Council of Economic Advisors - an executive agency responsible for providing economic advice to the President
National Security Council, NSC - a committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency
Council on Environmental Policy - the executive agency that advises the President on protecting the environment
Joint Chiefs, Joint Chiefs of Staff - the executive agency that advises the President on military questions; composed of the chiefs of the United States Army and the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and the commandant of the United States Marine Corps
Office of Management and Budget, OMB - the executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget
United States Trade Representative, US Trade Representative - the executive agency that administers the President's policies on international trade
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
executive branch, Executive Office of the President - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
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The envisaged agencies are modeled after the British executive agency system adopted in the late 1980s.

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