We have grown up under the auspices of an industrial food chain that is one and a half centuries old.
The discussion was held under the auspices of two Members of Knesset, Tamar Zandberg and Dov Henin.
Surely you could visit these places independently outside of the auspices of a group, I say to Lear.
Nor, despite being hosted under the auspices of a think-tank, did the evening revolve around scholarship.
Under my auspices he had always voted for the Fixed Period, and he could hardly oppose it now in theory.
The auspices ceased to be taken at marriages from the time of Cicero.
Many Highland gatherings in Canada were held under the auspices of this regiment.
Having got the promise of them from Agesilaus, he proceeded to take the auspices.
The state greatly developed and organised the whole system of auguries and auspices.
It will be an advantage to him, in a way, to have sung under the auspices of our committee.
plural (and now the usual form) of auspice; 1530s, "observation of birds for the purpose of taking omens," from French auspice (14c.), from Latin auspicum "function of an auspex" (q.v.). Meaning "any indication of the future (especially favorable)" is from 1650s; earlier (1630s) in extended sense of "benevolent influence of greater power, influence exerted on behalf of someone or something," originally in expression under the auspices of.
1590s, "one who observes flights of birds for the purpose of taking omens," from Latin auspex "interpreter of omens given by birds," from PIE *awi-spek- "observer of birds," from *awi- "bird" (see aviary) + *spek- "to see" (see scope (n.1)). Connection between birds and omens also is in Greek oionos "bird of prey, bird of omen, omen," and ornis "bird," which also could mean "omen."