CIA

Definitions of CIA
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n an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council

Synonyms:
Central Intelligence Agency
Type of:
independent agency
an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
United States intelligence agency
an intelligence service in the United States