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Free agency   /fri ˈeɪdʒənsi/   Listen
Free agency

noun
1.
(sports) the state of a professional athlete who is free to negotiate a contract to play for any team.






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"Free agency" Quotes from Famous Books



... George Duffield, in Bibliotheca Sacra, July, 1863.) Although Dr. Duffield objects to the language of the Old School Presbyterians in denying "free agency," and regarding man "as destitute of ability as a block of marble," he yet declares that the New School, as well as the Old, believe that in the unconverted state "man can do nothing morally good." Still, he adds, men can accept the offers of salvation made by Jesus ...
— Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors • James Freeman Clarke

... trotting horses competed with each other, and five thousand dollars was given to the best runner and the best trotter. These causes drew all the trustees together. The Rev. Cephas Philpotts presided. His doctrines with regard to free agency were considered much more sound than mine. He took the chair,—in that pretty observatory parlor, which Polly had made so bright with smilax and ivy. Of course I took no chair; I waited, as a janitor should, at the door. Then a brief address. Dr. Philpotts trusted that the observatory ...
— The Brick Moon, et. al. • Edward Everett Hale



Words linked to "Free agency" :   athletics, representation, sport, agency, delegacy



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