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CIA

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abbreviation
Central Intelligence Agency: the U.S. federal agency that coordinates governmental intelligence activities outside the United States.
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Cia.

abbreviation
Company.

Origin of Cia.

From the Spanish word Compañía
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British Dictionary definitions for CIA

CIA

abbreviation for
Central Intelligence Agency; a federal US bureau created in 1947 to coordinate and conduct espionage and intelligence activities
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