Definition of Auspices

1. Noun. Kindly endorsement and guidance. "The tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"

Exact synonyms: Aegis, Protection
Generic synonyms: Endorsement, Indorsement



Definition of Auspices

1. Noun. (plural of auspice) ¹

2. Noun. Protection or patronage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Auspices

1. auspex [n] - See also: auspex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auspices

ausformed
ausforming
ausforms
auslander
auslanders
auslaut
auslauts
auslese
ausonium
auspex
auspicate
auspicated
auspicates
auspicating
auspice
auspices (current term)
auspicial
auspicious
auspiciously
auspiciousness
aussage test
austausch
austausch coefficient
austemper
austempered
austempering
austempers
austenite
austenites
austenitic

Literary usage of Auspices

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1. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"The auspices were the signs from Jupiter to his people telling them what to do ... For private acts the auspices could be taken by any one who belonged to ..."

2. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1859)
"IT was under gloomy auspices, a divided cabinet, an increasing exasperation of parties, a suspicion of monarchical tendencies, and a threatened abatement of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Hundreds of books have been written and published under its auspices, and many thousands of people have been taught to read them. It publishes a weekly and ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1918)
"government auspices, by the American Society for Social Hygiene and the Social Morality Commission of the Young Women's Christian Association. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... by which the collection of these statistics would be undertaken by Mr. WM Brewer, under the auspices of the Society and of the State Geological Survey. ..."

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