divulgate

[dih-vuhl-geyt]
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Origin of divulgate

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin dīvulgātus made common property (past participle of dīvulgāre), equivalent to dīvulg- (see divulge) + -ātus -ate1
Related formsdi·vul·ga·tor, di·vul·gat·er, noundiv·ul·ga·tion [div-uh l-gey-shuh n] /ˌdɪv əlˈgeɪ ʃən/, noundi·vul·ga·to·ry [dih-vuhl-guh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /dɪˈvʌl gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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divulgate

verb
  1. (tr) archaic to make publicly known
Derived Formsdivulgator or divulgater, noundivulgation, noun

Word Origin for divulgate

C16: from Latin dīvulgāre; see divulge
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