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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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El comienzo en la carrera politica de Graco esta tan lleno de incertidumbres como su cooptacion para el sacerdocio augural.
But just a year after they first tried it, after taking lessons for months, they were performing at the in augural Eugene Salsa Festival last February, a festival that kicks off its second run today and continues through Sunday at the Vet's Club.
In his augural address , Shri Goyal said Rivers can flow only in one direction, but power can flow in the direction of our choice
Country Director ILO Pakistan Francisco D'O Video, Secretary P&D Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, Secretary Labour Farhan Aziz Khawaja, Senior Child Labour Specialist ILO for South Asia Shereen Khan, Additional Secretary Literacy, DG Punjab Bureau of Statistics, DG Labour Welfare, Director Labour, P&D Chief, Project Director Javaid Gill and DOLs also participated in the in augural session.
Yesterday the 56-year-old, who won the Lidl Local Hero award at the Irish Mirror's augural Pride of Ireland last week, hit out at the Government for getting its priorities wrong.
Director ORIC UMT, in his augural address, stressed the need for promoting the culture of applied research in Pakistan.
BNA) -- FinMark Communications and Tamkeen yesterday announced Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) as the winners of the Financial Quiz night in the augural challenge of the Tamkeen Business Quiz Show after a lively showdown between the team and its peers BIBF -- Insurance, T'azur, Benefit and BDB.
Reinforcing his status as a seer, the patronymic Oeclides tends to occur in situations where Amphiaraus is performing his priestly, augural role or when this role is impugned.
Todo es signo, para Bloy, y cada uno de estos signos anuncia algo, como en el pensamiento augural o cledonistico de la cultura romana.
However, the next season was even better for the Rochdale-born defender as Villa were runnersup in the augural s Premier League season to Manchester United with Barrett starting every game.
Las formas que, en la tierra, adquieren a los ojos del hombre las nubes no son de ningun modo fortuitas, son augurales" (84) El azar objetivo es augural y por lo tanto, tan magico como inevitable: L'Amourfou sobrevuela este articulo.