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English definition of “augury”

augury

noun     /ˈɔːɡ.jʊ.ri/ US  /ˈɑːɡ.jɚ.i/ formal
[C] a sign of what might happen in the future: These sales figures are a good augury for another profitable year.Predicting things and intuition [U] the skill of knowing what will happen in the future: His remarkable recovery defied all medical augury.Predicting things and intuitionExtrasensory perception and telepathy
(Definition of augury noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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