variants also egis
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as in protection
means or method of defending having no claim to the land under the aegis of the law, the cattle baron decided to claim it by force

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as in sponsorship
the financial support and general guidance for an undertaking a medical study that was questioned by many because it was done under the aegis of a major pharmaceutical company

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“Aegis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aegis. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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