under the banner (of) (something)

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under the banner (of) (something)

1. Identifying oneself with a particular title, slogan, etc. Before they officially formed their nonprofit as you know it today, they went under the banner "Green Jobs for Good."
2. With the stated support for or of something. This usage is always followed by "of (something)." We're holding the rally under the banner of equality and tolerance. All are welcome.
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under the banner of

1 claiming to support a particular cause or set of ideas. 2 as part of a particular group or organization.
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It has opened at the city's Herbert Art Gallery and Museum under the banner of Something That I'll Never Really See - and it features more than 30 artists as well as new talents in a selection of 44 photographs.
Former Education Secretary Estelle Morris published a policy document at the beginning of 2000 in which she proposed grouping all sorts of different school age qualifications under the banner of something called the 'matriculation diploma'.