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CIA

Definitions of CIA
  1. noun
    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
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    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
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