auspice auspice  /ˈɔ spɪs/


  • (n) a favorable omen


  1. The word auspice, meaning sign or omen, is telescoped from the Latin words avis, bird, and specere, to see.
  2. Under the auspice of history, box-office failures like The Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life outshine some of their era's biggest hits.


  • Withholding Feedback? It's Costing You Money!

    I have been inside my fair share of organizational cultures described as “family- friendly” and “nice.”  I must admit in all of my experiences these places have been wonderful places to work with one exception – giving and receiving feedback.  Under the auspice of being “nice” people in organizations all over the country are withholding feedback.  Because feedback is a critical component to ...
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  • "In 1996 we got 2-0 at the first game, and this time we got the same score, maybe this is an auspice," said Bierhoff.
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Oliver Bierhoff Source: Xinhua

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