Origin of promotion
Examples from the Web for promotion
The culture of promotion through seniority kills creativity and effectiveness.
Charter schools, rejecting the tenet of promotion through seniority, promised to do better.
They have experimented with new products and have invested millions into aggressive marketing and promotion.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CDC too, has been emphatic in their promotion of the technique.
Landon Wilson, a U.S. Navy cryptologic technician, returned from Afghanistan in 2013 to a promotion for good work.Yes to LGB, No to T: The Pentagon Still Has a Transgender Ban|Tim Mak|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Promotion exercises should include some statement of the work accomplished.The Boy and the Sunday School|John L. Alexander
His revenues were for the moment diminished, while his personal distinction was not, in his opinion, increased by the promotion.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66|John Lothrop Motley
Where the Finns spent three-tenths of one per cent for promotion he had spent twenty-five per cent.Consumers' Cooperative Societies in New York State|The Consumers' League of New York
For its promotion, the eminent man wished to conciliate the sympathies of a certain small class of religionists.
The skill with which he managed the exiguous finances of the exiled court earned him further confidence and promotion.
Word Origin and History for promotion
c.1400, "advancement in rank or position," from Old French promocion "election, promotion" (14c., Modern French promotion) and directly from Latin promotionem (nominative promotio) "a moving forward," noun of action from past participle stem of promovere (see promote). Meaning "advertising, publicity" first recorded 1925.