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aegis

variants: also egis

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1 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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2 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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