auspice


auspice

noun

Definition of AUSPICE

1
auspices pl  the financial support and general guidance for an undertaking <a program for inner-city youths that is under the auspices of a national corporation>
Synonyms aegis (also egis), backing, patronage, sponsorship
2
something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event <interpreted the teacher's smile as an auspice that he would get an A on his presentation>

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