(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.
(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.
the simple past tense and past participle of promulgate.
- un·prom·ul·gat·ed, adjective
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How to use promulgated in a sentence
Still, there’s a small but influential force in activist investing that is not only paying attention to bad news but also promulgating and profiting from it.Little Big Shorts: How tiny ‘activist’ firms became sheriffs in the stock market’s Wild West | Bernhard Warner | December 3, 2020 | Fortune
The sad thing is to see this misnomer being promulgated by gays themselves.In Gay Rights Fights, Bullies Love to Play the Victim | Tim Teeman | April 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Law of Return was promulgated in 1951 to grant automatic Israeli citizenship to every Jew.
Ngai associates it with other "lite" aesthetic categories promulgated by postwar consumer culture: quaint, wacky, quirky, cool.Zany, Cute, Interesting: What the Words We Use Say About Us | Benjamin Lytal | October 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A case in point is that this conversation was initially promulgated largely by women; a sad and disturbing fact.Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her ‘Puffy’ Appearance | Ashley Judd | April 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.Ancient Faiths And Modern | Thomas Inman