under the aegis of

under the aegis of

Under the protection, sponsorship, or patronage of; under the supervision, control, or management of. This course will be offered under the aegis of the English Department. Although the program receives federal funding, it is run under the aegis of the state.
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under the aegis of someone

 and under the auspices of someone
Fig. under the sponsorship or protection of someone or some group; under the control or monitoring of someone or some group. The entire project fell under the aegis of Thomas. The entire program is under the auspices of Acme-Global Paper Co., Inc.
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under the aegis of

Also, under the auspices of. Protected or sponsored by, as in The fund drive for the new field is under the aegis of the Rotary Club, or He was admitted to the club under the auspices of Mr. Leonard. The first term comes from Greek myth, where the aegis was the protective shield of Zeus. Auspices originally meant "observations of birds made to obtain omens." It then came to be used for a sign or omen, and still later for a favorable influence. [Late 1700s]
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References in classic literature ?
Those citizens of the ocean feel sheltered under the aegis of an uncontested law, of an undisputed dynasty.
Being so trained, he walked on his four legs superior to them, two-legged though they were; for he had moved and lived always under the aegis of the great two-legged and be-trousered god, Mister Haggin.
TEI's comments were prepared under the aegis of the Canadian Income Tax Committee, whose chair is John M.
TEI's comments on the hourly fee, prepared under the aegis of the Income Tax Committee, are reprinted in this issue, beginning at page 450.
The Institute's comments were prepared under the aegis of its Canadian Commodity Tax Committee, whose chair is Glen S.
TEI's written comments, which are reprinted in this issue beginning on page 414, were developed under the aegis of the International Tax Committee, whose chair is Raymond G.
TEI's comments were prepared under the aegis of its Federal Tax Subcommittee on Payroll and Other Taxes, whose chair is Clifford H.
The Institute's written comments were prepared under the aegis of its International Tax Committee, whose chair is Raymond G.
TEI's comments, which begin on page 433, were prepared under the aegis of TEI's Federal Tax Committee, whose chair is David F.