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DEA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does DEA mean? 

DEA (noun)
  The noun DEA has 1 sense:

1. federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations

  Familiarity information: DEA used as a noun is very rare.


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DEA (noun)


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Meaning:

Federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

DEA; Drug Enforcement Administration; Drug Enforcement Agency

Hypernyms ("DEA" is a kind of...):

law enforcement agency (an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws)

Holonyms ("DEA" is a part of...):

Department of Justice; DoJ; Justice; Justice Department (the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870)


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