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propaganda

noun [U] uk   /ˌprɒp.əˈɡæn.də/ us    /ˌprɑː.pə-/ mainly disapproving
C2 information, ideas, opinions, or images, often only giving one part of an argument, that are broadcast, published, or in some other way spread with the intention of influencing people's opinions: political/wartime propaganda At school we were fed communist/right-wing propaganda. One official dismissed the ceasefire as a mere propaganda exercise.Information and messages
propagandize
verb [I] uk formal mainly disapproving (UK usually propagandise)   /-daɪz/ us  
to create or spread propagandaLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
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