Meaning of “promulgate” in the English Dictionary

"promulgate" in British English

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promulgateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈprɒm.əl.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈprɑː.məl.ɡeɪt/ formal

promulgate verb [ T ] (SPREAD)

to spread beliefs 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.
noun [ U ] uk /ˌprɒm.əlˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌprɑː.məlˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “promulgate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)