- a person who acts on behalf of another person or group；a person who manages business, financial, or contractual matters for an actor, performer, writer, etc.
noun: agent, plural noun: agents
- 1. a person who acts on behalf of another person or group:
in the event of illness, a durable power of attorney enabled her nephew to act as her agent
- 2. a person who manages business, financial, or contractual matters for an actor, performer, writer, etc.:
his agent was able to negotiate a long-term contract
- 3. a person or company that provides a particular service, typically one that involves organizing transactions between two other parties:
a travel agent
- 4. a person who obtains information for a government or other official body, typically in secret:
a trained intelligence agent
- 5. a person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect:
universities are usually liberal communities that often view themselves as agents of social change
- 6. a substance that brings about a chemical or physical effect or causes a chemical reaction:
there is an urgent need for new antimicrobial agents to combat infections
the bleaching agent used is hydrogen peroxide
- 7. the doer of an action, typically expressed as the subject of an active verb or in a by phrase with a passive verb.
ICA operative, codenamed Agent 47. "Facts about the genesis of Ort...: ICA emergency protocol initiated. Agent 47, priority 1-A Kill Order ...
法律上有差異啦. (你的contract應該是美國法, 因為以前常常看到這一條) agent 在這裡不是所謂的 "中間人"/"仲介" 而是 "法律代理人"...