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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sponsorship; direction or control.

Usage examples (33)
  • Under the council's aegis, the new law was approved.
  • The dreams in my aegis are the dreams of fulfillment in a very absolute sense of the word.
  • Had I properly spelled "bona fide" the instant after dropping "aegis", the gods in their multitude would have probably hit me with several bolts of lightning.
  • KING: And under what concept of it is under your aegis? for more
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  • Some corporations offer "aegis" (sponsorship) to their favorite charities for "ages" (long periods of time).
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