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augur

verb [I + adv/prep, T]     /ˈɔː.ɡər/ US  /ˈɑː.ɡɚ/ formal
to be a sign of especially good or bad things in the future : The company's sales figures for the first six months augur well for the rest of the year . Do you think that this recent ministerial announcement augurs (= is a sign of) a shift in government policy ?Predicting things and intuition
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