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One entry found for auspice.
Main Entry: aus·pice
Pronunciation: primarystressodot-spschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural aus·pic·es /-spschwa-sschwaz, -secondarystresssemacronz/
Etymology: from Latin auspicium "auspice," derived from avis "bird" and specere "to look at" --related to AVIARY, EXPECT, SPECTACLE
1 : predicting the future especially according to the flight of birds
2 : OMEN; especially : a favorable sign
3 plural : support and guidance of a sponsor <a concert given under the auspices of the school>

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