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umbrella
British English: /ʌmˈbrɛlə/
American English: /ˌəmˈbrɛlə/

Translation of umbrella in German:

noun

  • 1
    [Regen]schirm, der
    telescopic umbrella put up an umbrella
    einen Schirm aufspannen
  • 2 [figurative] (protection)
    Schutz, der
    (Military) (barrage) (air cover)
    Jagdschutz, der
    the umbrella of the Welfare State
    das soziale Netz des Wohlfahrtsstaates
  • 3 [figurative] (unifying agency) See examples:the company X comes under the umbrella of company Y
    die Firma X ist eine Tochtergesellschaft der Firma Y
    an umbrella organization/group
    eine Dachorganisation/eine übergeordnete Gruppe

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