promoteverbuk /prəˈməʊt/ us /-ˈmoʊt/
promote verb (ENCOURAGE)
- The government should be playing a more prominent role in promoting human rights.
- The organization is working with young people to promote awareness of the dangers of unprotected sex.
- The band are currently touring to promote their new album.
- The city is trying to lose its industrial image and promote itself as a tourist centre.
- Cutting the bush back in the autumn will help promote growth in the spring.
promote verb (RAISE)
- It is my considered opinion that he should be promoted.
- He's deluding himself if he thinks he's going to be promoted this year.
- She was very demotivated by being told she had little chance of being promoted.
- What's her official designation now she's been promoted?
- She has been promoted from deputy manager to senior manager.