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promulgate

[ prom-uhl-geyt ]
/ 藞pr蓲m 蓹l藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), prom路ul路gat路ed, prom路ul路gat路ing.
to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim formally or put into operation (a law, decree of a court, etc.).
to set forth or teach publicly (a creed, doctrine, etc.).
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Origin of promulgate

First recorded in 1520鈥30; from Latin pr艒mulg膩tus, past participle of pr艒mulg膩re 鈥渢o make known, promulgate鈥; see promulge, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM promulgate

prom路ul路ga路tion [prom-uhl-gey-shuhn], /藢pr蓲m 蓹l藞ge瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounprom路ul路ga路tor, nounre路prom路ul路gate, verb (used with object), re路prom路ul路gat路ed, re路prom路ul路gat路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for promulgate

promulgate
/ (藞pr蓲m蓹l藢伞e瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to put into effect (a law, decree, etc), esp by formal proclamation
to announce or declare officially
to make widespread
Also (archaic): promulge (pr蓹蕣藞m蕦ld蕭)

Derived forms of promulgate

promulgation, nounpromulgator, noun

Word Origin for promulgate

C16: from Latin pr艒mulg膩re to bring to public knowledge; probably related to provulg膩re to publicize, from pro- 1 + vulg膩re to make common, from vulgus the common people
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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