Definition of auspice in English:
- 1under the auspices of
- With the help, support, or protection of: the course is run under the auspices of the Anglican ChurchMore example sentences
- In situ investigations of human rights situations have been carried out under the auspices of all the regional organizations.
- A six-month course for 10 nurses will be held at the hospital under the auspices of the University of Essex.
- The fact that they have been published under the auspices of the UN, however, lends them additional weight.
Mid 16th century (originally denoting the observation of bird flight in divination): from French, or from Latin auspicium, from auspex 'observer of birds', from avis 'bird' + specere 'to look'.
Words that rhyme with auspiceSerapis
- US English dictionary
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