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noun as in protection

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He was a staunch Cold Warrior, and under his aegis, the Pentagon developed the first peacetime standing military in American history.

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Not every advice giver works under the aegis of an organization.

“Greenwald did come here under the aegis of [Dotcom],” says John Armstrong, political columnist for The New Zealand Herald.

The biggest naval export program is the Aegis fire control system.

Tokyo also sent one of its Aegis destroyers to the Sea of Japan on April 3.

Under the aegis of the World Trade Organization, companies could feel secure that they could sell their goods all over the globe.

Further, great mystery shrouds the particulars of their overthrow when the aegis of the Roman authority was withdrawn.

Ought you not to be in a home of your own with your mother, who loves you well enough to protect you with her aegis?

He had never contemplated the possession of power except under the aegis of some commanding chief.

She was like as if she would array a battle, with a spear in her hand, and a golden helmet, and the aegis about her shoulders.

The demonstration of 30th March and 6th April could have been held under any other aegis us under that of Satyagrah.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aegis, such as: auspices, patronage, sponsorship, backing, shelter, and wing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.