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English definition of “inauspicious”

inauspicious

adjective     /ˌɪn.ɔːˈspɪʃ.əs/ US  /-ɑː-/ formal
showing signs that something will not be successful or positive : After an inauspicious start , Scotland went on to win the match .Unsuccessful (people and things) inauspiciously     /-li/ adverb
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