variants also egis
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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