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auspices

noun [plural] uk   /ˈɔː.spɪ.sɪz/ us    /ˈɑː-/ formal
under the auspices of sb/sth with the protection or support of someone or something, especially an organization: Financial aid is being provided to the country under the auspices of the International Monetary Fund.Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
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