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English definition of “propagate”

propagate

verb     /ˈprɒpəɡeɪt/ formal
PRODUCE [I, T] If you propagate plants , you help them to produce new plants , and if plants propagate, they produce new plants : Plants are propagated from small cuttings .Plant reproduction
TELL [T] to tell your ideas or opinions to a lot of people in order to make them agree with what you are saying: to propagate lies / rumours Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotionsAnnouncing, informing and stating
propagation     /ˌprɒpəˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [U] formal
(Definition of propagate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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