fall under

verb
be included in or classified as
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This falls under the rubric 'various'

Syn: ↑fall into
Hypernyms: ↑constitute, ↑represent, ↑make up, ↑comprise, ↑be
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s something

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fall under [phrasal verb]
fall under (something) : to be influenced or affected by (something)

He fell under her influence.

fall under a spell

He has fallen under suspicion. [=people have begun to suspect him of doing something]

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Main Entry:fall

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fall — [fôl] vi. fell, fallen, falling [ME fallen < OE feallan, to fall, akin to Ger fallen < IE base * phol , to fall > Lith púolu, to fall] I to come down by the force of gravity; drop; descend 1. to come down because detached, pushed,… …   English World dictionary

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