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English definition of “come under sth”

come under sth

phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (past tense came, past participle come)
come under attack/criticism/scrutiny, etc to be attacked , criticized , examined , etc Experiencing and sufferingDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputationAttacking and invading
CONTROL to be controlled or dealt with by a particular authority : When did Hawaii come under US control ?Legislation and law-making
LIST to be in a particular part of a book , list , etc : Hairdressers come under ' beauty salons ' in the Yellow Pages .Classifying and creating order
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