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agentry

[ ey-juhn-tree ]
/ ˈeɪ dʒən tri /
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noun, plural a·gent·ries.

the profession, business, or activities of an agent: one of the cleverest spies in the history of foreign agentry.

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Origin of agentry

First recorded in 1920–25; agent + -ry
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  • He believes that the house-agentry of the country has hatched a gigantic conspiracy to keep him, Higgins, out of a home.

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