Aegis - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːdʒɪs|  American pronunciation of the word aegis
Brit.  |ˈiːdʒɪs|  British pronunciation of the word aegis

noun

- kindly endorsement and guidance (syn: auspices, protection)
- armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass (syn: breastplate, egis)

Examples

...having no claim to the land under the aegis of the law, the cattle baron decided to claim it by force...

...a medical study that was questioned by many because it was done under the aegis of a major pharmaceutical company...

They were sheltered by the aegis of the laws.

This project was set up under the aegis of the University.

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