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auspices -- as in: under the auspices of
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Moby Dick
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  • But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons—how many, their mother only knows—and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.

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  • done under the auspices of the church
  • talks under the auspices of the United Nations

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