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promulgateverb [T]

uk   /ˈprɒm.əl.ɡeɪt/  us   /ˈprɑː.məl-/ formal
  • promulgate verb [T] (SPREAD)

to ​spreadbeliefs or ​ideas among a lot of ​people
  • promulgate verb [T] (ANNOUNCE)

to ​announce something ​publicly, ​especially a new ​law: The new ​law was ​finally promulgated in the ​autumn of last ​year.
promulgation
noun [U] uk   /ˌprɒm.əlˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌprɑː.məl-/
(Definition of promulgate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “promulgate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 散布, 传播,宣扬(思想或信仰)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 散佈, 傳播,宣揚(思想或信仰)…
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