auspice definition

  • noun:
    • coverage or support; patronage.
    • an indication indicative of future leads; an omen: Auspices for the venture felt positive.
    • Observation of and divination from the actions of birds.
    • Patronage or defense.
    • An omen or an indicator.
    • Divination through the activities of birds.
    • A divining or taking of omens by watching wild birds; an omen regarding an undertaking, attracted from wild birds; an augury; an omen or register basic; an indication regarding the future.
    • Protection; patronage and treatment; guidance.
    • An augury from wild birds; an omen or a sign in general: because, to make the auspices; an auspice of good fortune.
    • coverage or lead; favoring or propitious influence; patronage: particularly in the term underneath the auspices (of).
    • A circumstance or conjunction of conditions betokening success: as, his career had been begun in fairest auspices.
    • a favorable omen

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