auspicious

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 /ɔːsˈpɪʃəs/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
aus•pi•cious /ɔˈspɪʃəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. promising success;
    favorable: auspicious signs.
  2. favored by fortune;
    prosperous:an auspicious year.
aus•pi•cious•ly,adv. 
aus•pi•cious•ness,n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
aus•pi•cious  (ô spishəs), 
adj. 
  1. promising success;
    propitious;
    opportune;
    favorable:an auspicious occasion.
  2. favored by fortune;
    prosperous;
    fortunate.
Etymology:
  • Latin auspici(um) auspice + -ous
  • 1600–10
aus•picious•ly, adv. 
aus•picious•ness, n. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

auspicious /ɔːˈspɪʃəs/ adj
  1. favourable or propitious
  2. archaic prosperous or fortunate

ausˈpiciously adv ausˈpiciousness n



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