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Definition of augur:

  1. An official diviner who foretold events by the singing, chattering, flight, and feeding of birds, or by signs or omens derived from celestial phenomena, certain appearances of quadrupeds, or unusual occurrences.
  2. One who foretells events by omens; a soothsayer; a diviner; a prophet.
  3. To anticipate, to foretell, or to indicate a favorable or an unfavorable issue; as, to augur well or ill.
  4. To conjecture from signs or omens; to prognosticate; to foreshow.
  5. To predict or foretell, as from signs or omens; to betoken; to presage; to infer.


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