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aw spi siz

  • n  kindly endorsement and guidance
    the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council
  • n  (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
  • n  a favorable omen

  • Hillary and Tenzing went to the Himalayas under the auspices of the British Empire, then recognizably in terminal decline.
  • As he writes, Boies turns to today's edition of the tag-along journalist who always seems to be hovering nearby and asks, "How do you spell 'auspices'?".
  • In 1918 he entered Kiev, capital of the Ukraine, with the Austrian and German armies, under whose auspices he took the lead in trying to separate that province from the rest of .
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  • Springfield Baptist Church ordains Robert E. Davalt II
    The Springfield Baptist Church ordained Robert E. Davalt II in a worship service May 19. Rev. Davalt, 49, began youth ministry at Springfield Baptist in March 2008. The Ordination was under the auspices of the American Baptist Churches (ABC) USA. Delegates from seven area ABC churches participated in the service. Dr. Donald Chaney, chairman of the Cairn University Graduate Programs delivered a ...
    June 17, 2013 - Springfield Press
  • Statehouse beat: Less funds may not be such a bad thing
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- When work begins later this month fixing up the Governors Mansion, funding wont be coming from the Executive Mansion Renovation Fund. Between 2007-2009, under the auspices of the previous occupants, the fund raised and spent more than ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
  • ‘Glitch’ regarding Career Tech’s charter resolved by school district
    The upcoming school year at Career Tech, a public charter school operating under the auspices of Lincoln County School District (LCSD), has been in doubt because of a development involving the school’s advisory board.
    June 14, 2013 - Newport News-Times

  • Michael Costa in Sydney Morning Herald
    I cannot in good conscience at this time attend an event, under the auspices of NSW ALP head office,Mr Costa wrote. "The NSW ALP head office machine, it appears with the acquiescence of its general secretary Karl Bitar and his mentors and...
  • John Baird in Reuters India
    I don't think we're expecting a deal. That will come under the United Nations' auspices in Copenhagen next year,Canada Environment Minister John Baird told reporters en route to Japan.
  • Raymond Kelly in FOXNews
    We are working closely with the district attorney,Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Friday. "Our Internal Affairs Bureau people are very much involved in the investigation as it is conducted through the auspices of the grand jury."

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