[ prom-uhl-gey-tid ]
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  1. (of a law, court decree, etc.) publicly declared; formally proclaimed or put into effect:The cell phone provider has implemented all promulgated regulations and revised all of its tariff plans.

  2. (of a doctrine, theory, idea, etc.) taught, set forth, or advanced publicly:Increased access to services and facilities is one of the promulgated social benefits of a more compact urban form.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of promulgate.

Origin of promulgated


Other words from promulgated

  • un·prom·ul·gat·ed, adjective

Words Nearby promulgated Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use promulgated in a sentence

  • There was another theory promulgated many years back by certain people of some degree of eminence in their own walk in life.

    Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
  • In no colony where the value of the white manʼs prestige is appreciated would such a law have been promulgated.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
  • No sooner had the sentences of excommunication been promulgated than King Robert took measures to have them revoked or mitigated.

    King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
  • It was a dismal day at Frederick when the news was promulgated that General Hooker was relieved of the command.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • A belief, such as we refer to, was promulgated amongst the Crusaders, and was fostered by the founders of the Inquisition.