under (someone or something's) shadow

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under (someone or something's) shadow

1. Given less attention or thought of as less notable, important, or successful compared to someone else. He's been struggling to get out from under his father's shadow during his political career.
2. Living with the constant fear, anxiety, or painful memory of something. Residents have had to live under the war's shadow for nearly a decade now.
See also: shadow
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Assets under shadow banking's non-traditional banking activities, are 14 times the country's GDP and make up 5.4 percent of the world's shadow banking assets.
Some methods exploited the fact that regions under shadow retain most of their texture.
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