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augur:

see omenomen,
sign or augury believed to foreshadow the future. Almost any occurrence can be interpreted as an omen. The typical omen was a natural phenomenon, such as a meteor, an eclipse, or the flight of birds.
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augur

(in ancient Rome) a religious official who observed and interpreted omens and signs to help guide the making of public decisions
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1 ( ANI ): The State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said that the growth in the construction sector which was pointed out in the latest estimates by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), will augur well for job creation.
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Sydney, Australia, July 10, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - The Directors of Augur Resources Ltd (ASX:AUK) are pleased to advise they have received the maiden resource estimate for the Randu Kuning deposit, within the Wonogiri project, with the following highlights:
Using a Leaf Aptus 75S digital camera his portraits include a brooding augur buzzard, East African crowned crane and an African fish eagle.
Augur Software is pleased to announce the release of its flagship product eTopia, an integrated program of seven files: eCalculator, eCalendar, eContacts, eCorrespondence, eFinance, eProducts and eSales.
IT doesn't augur well for Britain's future r e l at i o n s h i p with the US that Barack Obama was "too busy" to meet with Tory leader David Cameron.
But prosecutor Bob Lane told Lane County Circuit Judge Gregory Foote that he and defense attorney Janise Augur struck a plea deal because the facts of the case remained in dispute.
A los mexicanos, en particular a nuestras autoridades, nos debiera arder la cara de verguenza por el artero asesinato del frances Christopher Augur, quien recibio un tiro en la frente al ser despojado de 4 mil 800 euros y 370 dolares que habia adquirido en una casa de cambio del Aeropuerto Internacional.
The consortium was led by Iceland-based investment group B augur.
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Surely I'm in a dream, and its all too wonderful for words," Ethel Augur wrote to her family in Connecticut as she approached Yellowstone Park for the first time in 1912.