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propagandanoun [U]

uk   /ˌprɒp.əˈɡæn.də/  us   /ˌprɑː.pəˈɡæn.də/ 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.

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verb [I] formal mainly disapproving (UK usually propagandise) uk   /ˌprɒp.əˈɡæn.daɪz/  us   /ˌprɑː.pəˈɡæn.daɪz/
to create or spread propaganda
(Definition of propaganda from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"propaganda" in American English

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propagandanoun [U]

 us   /ˌprɑp·əˈɡæn·də/
information or ideas that are spread by an organized group or government to influence people’s opinions, esp. by not giving all the facts or by secretly emphasizing only one way of looking at the facts
(Definition of propaganda from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"propaganda" in Business English

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propagandanoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌprɒpəˈɡændə/ disapproving
information, ideas, opinions, or images that give one part of an argument, which are broadcast, published, etc. in order to influence people's opinions: a propaganda campaign/tool/exercise The report is just a political propaganda tool.anti-government/anti-Western/anti-American propaganda In the cyber attack, the home pages of official websites were replaced with anti-government propaganda. Critics called the book a blatant piece of propaganda.
(Definition of propaganda from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “propaganda”
in Vietnamese sự tuyên truyền…
in Spanish propaganda…
in Malaysian propaganda…
in Thai การโฆษณาชวนเชื่อ…
in French propagande…
in German die Propaganda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣傳, 鼓吹…
in Russian пропаганда…
in Turkish propaganda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣传, 鼓吹…
in Indonesian propaganda…
in Polish propaganda…
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“propaganda” in British English

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