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nonindustrial

Synonyms:

agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
aegis
Definition:
Airborne Early Warning Ground Interpretation Segment

Synonyms:

noun
act
aegis, auspices, protection.
aegis
auspices, breastplate, egis, protection.
auspices
influences.
custody
custodianship, trusteeship, trusteeships, custodianships, tute-lage.
defense
bastille, munitions, redoubt, resistance, stronghold, weaponry, bastilles, redoubts, weaponries.
patronage
auspice, Patronization.
protection
auspices, backing, patronage, shelter, sponsorship, wing.
support
backing.
Examples of usage:
  1. Beaming in beauty, supreme in virtue, the resplendent aegis of truth shields her from attaint! – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. Zeus, it must be remembered, wears the aegis, or goat- skin- said to be the hide of the goat Amaltheia who suckled him in his infancy; there are a number of legends which connected the Arcadian Artemis with the worship of the bear, Apollo with the wolf, and so forth. – Pagan & Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning by Edward Carpenter
  3. Some have pretended that he had Olympian aspirations, and wanted to sit in the seat of Jove and bear the academic thunderbolt and the aegis inscribed Christo et Ecclesiae. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. In Canada West no less than 45, 000 colored persons, flying from slavery, have now taken refuge; willing to meet the rigors of the climate, so that they are assured of personal freedom under the aegis of the British flag. – Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party by Martin Robinson Delany
  5. He was in the same case as other Romagna tyrants, and now that Venice had lifted from him her protecting aegis, he had no illusions as to the fate in store for him. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini

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