English - Vietnamese Dictionary
umbrella /ʌm'brelə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- ô, dù; lọng
- to put up one's umbrella: gương dù lên
- (nghĩa bóng) cai ô bảo vệ (về mặt chính trị); sự bảo vệ
- màn yểm hộ (bằng máy bay chiến đấu)
- lưới đạn che (để chống máy bay địch)
- (động vật học) dù (của con sửa)
+a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
+a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets
+having the function of uniting a group of similar things
+covering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups
Advanced English Dictionary
1 parasol; Colloq chiefly Brit gamp, Brit brolly, US bumbershoot:
You will need an umbrella today.
2 protection, cover, coverage, aegis, shield, screen, patronage, agency:
What benefits are included under the umbrella of this policy?
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (also BrE informal brolly) an object with a folding circular frame of metal rods covered with material, that you use to protect yourself from the rain or from hot sun: I put up my umbrella. + colourful beach umbrellas + a rolled / furled umbrella + an umbrella stand
Compare: PARASOL, SUNSHADE
2 a thing that contains or includes many different parts or elements: Many previously separate groups are now operating under the umbrella of a single authority. + an umbrella organization / group / fund + 'Contact sports' is an umbrella term for a variety of different sports.
3 (written) a country or system that protects people: For decades the United States with its nuclear weapons was the umbrella for the western world.
furled, rolled | beach, sun | golf | nuclear, protective
(both figurative) the American nuclear umbrella over Western Europe
VERB + UMBRELLA
open, put up, unfurl | let down
She let down her umbrella and furled it.
| fold, furl
UMBRELLA + NOUN
stand | body, group, organization
(all figurative) an umbrella group including members of opposition parties
| heading, name, term, title, word
(all figurative) ‘Herb’ is an umbrella term covering many types of plant.
under an/the ~
She was fast asleep under a big beach umbrella. (figurative) The two sectors combined under the umbrella of the Scottish Council.
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