under the auspices of

Definition of under the auspices of

formal
:with the help and support of (someone or something)
  • The donation was made under the auspices of the local historical society.
  • The research is being done under the auspices of the federal government.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

auspice play auspices
  1. : kindly patronage and guidance

  2. : a prophetic sign

  3. : observation by an augur especially of the flight and feeding of birds to discover omens


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