Definition of auspice
auspicesplay \-pə-səz, -ˌsēz\
1 auspices plural : kindly patronage and guidance doing research under the auspices of the local historical society
2 : a prophetic sign; especially : a favorable sign
3 : observation by an augur especially of the flight and feeding of birds to discover omens
Examples of auspice in a Sentence
a program for inner-city youths that is under the auspices of a national corporation
interpreted the teacher's smile as an auspice that he would get an A on his presentation
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Dabdoub sought to place the incident at a New Orleans substation under the auspice of other incidents seen across the company's grid nationwide.
These concerns were raised during a panel discussion in an event presented by the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy-Skylake Synagogue alliance with the auspice and collaboration of ATJC.
Angell’s under Bacquet’s auspice introduced a new tapas menu that runs concurrent with the dinner menu.
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