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Agent Orange an extremely toxic defoliant widely used by U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War and now believed to cause cancer and birth defects.
agent provocateur (French) a secret agent who incites other people to commit acts that will subject them to punishment or prosecution, or who incites others to acts of rebellion or subversion; troublemaker.
county agent a person employed by the government in rural areas to advise and educate in farming, managing natural resources, home economics, and the like; agricultural agent.
double agent a spy employed by both of two opposed or competitive countries, companies, or the like.
estate agent (chiefly British) one whose job is to help clients buy, sell, lease, or manage real estate; real estate agent.
free agent a professional athlete, such as a baseball player, who is free to contract to play for any team.
Indian agent a U.S. government official responsible for dealing with American Indian tribes, esp. on reservations.
press agent one whose business is to promote a person or organization by arranging advertising and publicity in the news media.
real estate agent one whose job is to help clients buy, sell, lease or manage real estate.
reducing agent a substance that chemically reduces or causes reduction in another substance, and that is itself oxidized in the process.
road agent a highway robber of stagecoaches, as in the nineteenth-century western United States.
secret agent a person who performs acts of espionage and other undercover operations, esp. for a government.
station agent a person who manages a small railroad or bus station.
transfer agent an individual, bank, or trust company that is legally designated to supervise the buying and selling of certificates on behalf of a corporation.