Definition of "intelligence agency" []

  • A governmental agency that is devoted to the information gathering (known in the context as "intelligence") for purposes of national security and defense. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "intelligence agency" in a sentence
  • "Even so, when a key intelligence agency states that it does not agree with a principal findingas the State Departments intelligence arm did when it came to whether Iraq was reconstituting its nuclear weapons programthe national security adviser not only needs to know that, but must so inform the president."