verb (used with object), pro·mot·ed, pro·mot·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for promote
The “new civility” promoted by Antoine Courtin expected the mouth to be kept shut when smiling.
It was promoted on what might be called not-quite-mainstream or, indeed, axe-to-grind media.
His work was more monumental, more violent, and promoted the Aryan struggle.Top Nazis And Their Complicated Relationship With Artists|William O’Connor|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I saw some of that in the Army, too—black guys not getting promoted as much.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is not to say the students who submit to the elitism and racism promoted by the USC Greek system are wholly sympathetic.Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life|Maya Richard Craven|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the Method about to be given, the intellect is agreeably occupied, and thereby a Habit of Attention is promoted.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
As his reward the Minister of War promoted him colonel and commandant of the second regiment of horse artillery.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He was promoted up the ladder of success steadily, and in 1910 he received his commission as a Commander in the Navy.
Felton retired from the service with the rank of lieutenant, disgusted and vindictive at having juniors promoted over his head.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
He was the friend of Laud, by whose influence he was promoted, and by whose fall he was a great sufferer.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell