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umbrella term/word/title etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishumbrella term/word/title etcumbrella term/word/title etcWORD, PHRASE, OR SENTENCEa word whose meaning includes many different types of a particular thing District nurses, health visitors, and school nurses will come under the umbrella term ‘community nursing’. umbrella
Examples from the Corpus
umbrella term/word/title etcWe use mime as an umbrella term for all the art forms.This is an umbrella term, used widely and well understood in an educational context.
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