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Noun

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umbrella

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An umbrella (1)
  1. Cloth-covered frame used for protection against rain or sun.
  2. Generally, anything that provides protection. (The fighters provide a defensive air umbrella over the battle group.)
  3. Something that covers a wide range of concepts, ideas, purposes, etc. (The test facility was established under the umbrella of the company's quality program.)
  4. The main body of a jellyfish, excluding the tentacles.

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