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propagate

verb [T] (SPREAD)    /ˈprɒp.ə.ɡeɪt/ US  /ˈprɑː.pə-/ formal
to spread opinions, lies, or religions among a lot of people: The government have tried to propagate the belief that this is a just war. Such lies are propagated in the media.Announcing, informing and stating propagation     /ˌprɒp.əˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌprɑː.pə-/ noun [U] Plant reproduction
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