umbrella significado, umbrella definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( umbrellas    plural  )
1       n-count   An umbrella is an object which you use to protect yourself from the rain or hot sun. It consists of a long stick with a folding frame covered in cloth.  
Harry held an umbrella over Dawn.     
2       n-sing   Umbrella is used to refer to a single group or description that includes a lot of different organizations or ideas.  
usu N of n, supp N, N n  
Does coincidence come under the umbrella of the paranormal?..., Within the umbrella term `dementia' there are many different kinds of disease.     
3       n-sing   Umbrella is used to refer to a system or agreement which protects a country or group of people.  
N of n, supp N  
The major powers have chosen to act under the moral umbrella of the United Nations...     
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1    brolly     (Brit. informal)   gamp     (Brit. informal)  
2    aegis, agency, cover, patronage, protection  

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Consulte también:

umbrage, umber, um, umpire

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