auspices


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Related to auspices: under the auspices of

aus·pi·ces 1

 (ô′spĭ-sēz′)
n.
Plural of auspex.

aus·pi·ces 2

 (ô′spĭ-sĭz, -sēz′)
n.
Plural of auspice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auspices - kindly endorsement and guidanceauspices - kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
endorsement, indorsement - the act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"

auspices

plural noun support, backing, control, charge, care, authority, championship, influence, protection, guidance, sponsorship, supervision, patronage, advocacy, countenance, aegis a peace conference under the auspices of the UN
Translations
تَحت رِعايَة
pod záštitou
i nogens regi
á vegum, undir vernd
globojantkieno nors iniciatyvaremiantžadantis sėkmę
aizbildnībakāda aizbildnībā
himayelerindehimayesinde

auspices

[ˈɔːspɪsɪz] NPL under the auspices ofbajo los auspicios de

auspices

[ˈɔːspɪsɪz] npl
under sb's auspices → sous les auspices de qn

auspices

pl
(= sponsorship)Schirmherrschaft f; under the auspices ofunter der Schirmherrschaft (+gen), → unter den Auspizien (+gen) (geh)
(= auguries)Vorzeichen pl, → Auspizien pl (geh); under favourable (Brit) or favorable (US) auspicesunter günstigen Vorzeichen or Auspizien (geh)

auspices

[ˈɔːspɪsɪz] npl under the auspices ofsotto i buoni auspici di

auspices

(ˈoːspisiz) : under the auspices of
arranged or encouraged by (a society etc). This exhibition is being held under the auspices of the Arts Council.
auˈspicious (-ʃəs) adjective
giving hope of success. You haven't made a very auspicious start to your new job.
References in classic literature ?
Two girls, on the bills as sisters, came forth and sang a duet that is heard occasionally at concerts given under church auspices. They supplemented it with a dance which of course can never be seen at concerts given under church auspices.
In an unpromising manner, the auspices being unfavorable.
Although they might not have been personally concerned in the administration, and therefore not immediately agents in the measures to be examined, they would probably have been involved in the parties connected with these measures, and have been elected under their auspices.
Let, therefore, your illustrious house take up this charge with that courage and hope with which all just enterprises are undertaken, so that under its standard our native country may be ennobled, and under its auspices may be verified that saying of Petrarch:
According to the narrative of the German doctor, Ferdinand Werne, the expedition attempted in 1840, under the auspices of Mehemet Ali, stopped at Gondokoro, between the fourth and fifth parallels of north latitude.
Once did I long for happy auspices: then did ye lead an owl-monster across my path, an adverse sign.
But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons --how many, their mother only knows --and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.
Who would be willing to stake his life and his estate upon the verdict of a jury acting under the auspices of judges who had predetermined his guilt?
The voyage was being accomplished under the most favourable auspices. It was then the bad season in Australia, the July of that zone corresponding to our January in Europe, but the sea was beautiful and easily scanned round a vast circumference.
He was at once removed, under your auspices, and died a few days later, at one of your uncle's country houses, before he could make any statement."
Under the auspices of the three, the bottled ale and the Madeira were promptly disposed of; and when (the horses being once more put to) they resumed their seats, with the case-bottle full of the best substitute for milk-punch that could be procured on so short a notice, the key-bugle sounded, and the red flag waved, without the slightest opposition on Mr.
Halfacre commenced his compromises under favorable auspices. The reputation of the affair of the pocket-handkerchief was of great service, and creditors relented as they thought of the hardship of depriving a pretty girl of so valuable an appliance.