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Definition of augury noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

augury

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡjʊri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːɡjʊri//
 
(pl. auguries) (literary)
 
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a sign of what will happen in the future synonym omen Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘divination’): from Old French augurie or Latin augurium ‘interpretation of omens’, from augur, from Latin, ‘diviner’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: augury