Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Plural of auspex.
  • n. Plural of auspice.

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  • n. Plural form of auspice.
  • n. Protection or patronage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of auspex and of auspice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. kindly endorsement and guidance

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Examples

  • After this, which we call the auspices of the Akut, we take that of the Siarni or female jackal.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • Perhaps his most ambitious project is Hitlab.com, launched last September, an online community where aspiring artists can promote and sell their music outside record-label auspices.

    Akon's Recession-Proof Tune

  • Private McDougall, another masseur, who under Government auspices is now instructing both blinded and sighted people at Hart House, who passed third out of 243 at graduation, is another splendid example in Toronto of the men of St. Dunstan's, such as Bill Dies, of whom your Chairman has spoken.

    The Training of Blind Soldiers in England

  • It's all part of a strategy to get the ratings-depleted network to rise like the phoenix from the ashes of this season's Let's Program Primetime To Margins with Jay Leno Debacle, with a new primetime slate that screams "scripted" and "big name auspices" - like JJ Abrams, Jerry Bruckheimer -- and Conan O'Brien.

    JJ Abrams, Bruckheimer and Conan on board NBC sked

  • It's all part of a strategy to get the ratings-depleted network to rise like the phoenix from the ashes of this season's Jay Leno Debacle, with a new slate that screams "scripted" and "big name auspices": J.J. Abrams, Jerry Bruckheimer and, yes, Conan O'Brien.

    NBC goes back to the (scripted) drawing board in prime time

  • COSTELLO: So they're still selling the book under those auspices, which is interesting.

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2006

  • Of the insult offered to merit enough has been said (for merit appertains to human beings); what shall I say respecting religion and the auspices, which is contempt and injustice relating exclusively to the immortal gods?

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • I hope the Institute will long flourish, and never be absorbed by anything under more magnificent auspices -- in other words, that you will "paddle your own canoe."

    A Winter Tour in South Africa

  • Those which were originated under her auspices were the castle of Vincennes and the Royal College, the latter of which she caused to be built strictly according to the design executed by Henry himself; and the first stone was laid on the 28th of August by the young King, assisted by his whole Court.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

  • Those which were originated under her auspices were the castle of

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 2

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