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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aus·pi·cious /ɔˈspɪʃəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Aus·pi·cious a.
 1. Having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, an auspicious beginning.
    Auspicious union of order and freedom.   --Macaulay.
 2. Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years. Auspicious chief.”
 3. Favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things.  “Thy auspicious mistress.” --Shak. Auspicious gales.”
 Syn: -- See Propitious.
 -- Aus*pi*cious*ly, adv. -- Aus*pi*cious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: attended by favorable circumstances; "an auspicious
             beginning for the campaign" [ant: inauspicious]
      2: tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are
         auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable
         time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous
         moment to make a decision" [syn: encouraging, favorable,
          favourable, lucky, prosperous]