intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- to augur well/ill this vote does not augur well oaugurs ill for the government esta votación no augura or no presagia nada bueno para el gobierno, esta votación es mala señal or mal augurio para el gobiernoMore example sentences
- He said that both sides' willingness to talk augured well for a peaceful outcome.
- Indeed, to have an operation begin with a helicopter crash does not augur well for its outcome.
- Those events certainly did not augur well for the success of the project.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.