[ dih-vuhl-geyt ]
/ dɪˈvʌl geɪt /
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verb (used with object), di·vul·gat·ed, di·vul·gat·ing.Archaic.
to make publicly known; publish.
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Origin of divulgate
OTHER WORDS FROM divulgatedi·vul·ga·tor, di·vul·gat·er, noundiv·ul·ga·tion [div-uhl-gey-shuhn], /ˌdɪv əlˈgeɪ ʃən/, noundi·vul·ga·to·ry [dih-vuhl-guh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /dɪˈvʌl gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
Words nearby divulgate
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British Dictionary definitions for divulgate
/ (dɪˈvʌlɡeɪt) /
(tr) archaic to make publicly known
Derived forms of divulgatedivulgator or divulgater, noundivulgation, noun
Word Origin for divulgate
C16: from Latin dīvulgāre; see divulge
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