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Enterprise vs. Agency

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Enterprisenoun

A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.

‘The government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) are a group of financial services corporations which have been created by the United States Congress.’; ‘A micro-enterprise is defined as a business having 5 or fewer employees and a low seed capital.’;

Agencynoun

The capacity, condition, or state of acting or of exerting power; action or activity; operation.

Enterprisenoun

An undertaking, venture, or project, especially a daring and courageous one.

‘Biosphere 2 was a scientific enterprise aimed at the exploration of the complex web of interactions within life systems.’;

Agencynoun

An individual or object through which power is exerted or an end is achieved: instrumentality, means.

Enterprisenoun

A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative.

‘He has shown great enterprise throughout his early career.’;

Agencynoun

The office or function of an agent; also, the relationship between a principal and that person's agent.

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Enterprisenoun

An active participation in projects.

Agencynoun

An establishment engaged in doing business for another; also, the place of business or the district of such an agency.

Enterpriseverb

(intransitive) To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.

Agencynoun

A department or other administrative unit of a government; also, the office or headquarters of, or the district administered by such unit of government.

‘Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’; ‘Central Intelligence Agency’;

Enterpriseverb

(transitive) To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.

Agencynoun

The faculty of acting or of exerting power; the state of being in action; action; instrumentality.

‘The superintendence and agency of Providence in the natural world.’;

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Enterpriseverb

(transitive) To treat with hospitality; to entertain.

Agencynoun

The office of an agent, or factor; the relation between a principal and his agent; business of one intrusted with the concerns of another.

Enterprisenoun

That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking; as, a manly enterprise; a warlike enterprise.

‘Their hands can not perform their enterprise.’;

Agencynoun

The place of business of am agent.

Enterprisenoun

Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a man of great enterprise.

Agencynoun

an administrative unit of government;

‘the Central Intelligence Agency’; ‘the Census Bureau’; ‘Office of Management and Budget’; ‘Tennessee Valley Authority’;

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Enterpriseverb

To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.

‘The business must be enterprised this night.’; ‘What would I not renounce or enterprise for you!’;

Agencynoun

a business that serves other businesses

Enterpriseverb

To treat with hospitality; to entertain.

‘Him at the threshold met, and well did enterprise.’;

Agencynoun

the state of being in action or exerting power;

‘the agency of providence’; ‘she has free agency’;

Enterpriseverb

To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.

Agencynoun

the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent

Enterprisenoun

a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness);

‘he had doubts about the whole enterprise’;

Agencynoun

how a result is obtained or an end is achieved;

‘a means of control’; ‘an example is the best agency of instruction’; ‘the true way to success’;

Enterprisenoun

an organization created for business ventures;

‘a growing enterprise must have a bold leader’;

Enterprisenoun

readiness to embark on bold new ventures

Enterprisenoun

a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one

‘a joint enterprise between French and Japanese companies’;

Enterprisenoun

initiative and resourcefulness

‘success came quickly, thanks to a mixture of talent, enterprise, and luck’;

Enterprisenoun

a business or company

‘a state-owned enterprise’;

Enterprisenoun

entrepreneurial economic activity

‘an economic environment which encourages enterprise’; ‘local enterprise agencies’;

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