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English definition of “umbrella”


noun [C]    /ʌmˈbrel·ə/
a cover that protects from rain or sun, esp. waterproof material fitted on a folding frame with a handle at one end: A figure carrying an open umbrella walked slowly through the rain. An umbrella is also something that includes a number of similar things: an umbrella term an umbrella organization
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