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Meaning of PROMULGATE

Pronunciation:  'prâmul`geyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  put a law into effect by formal declaration
  2. [v]  state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' " he exclaimed; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
 

PROMULGATE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: exclaim, proclaim
 
 See Also: announce, clarion, declare, trumpet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*mul"gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Promulgated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Promulgating}.] [L. promulgatus, p. p. of
promulgare to promulgate; of unknown origin. Cf. {Promulge}.]
To make known by open declaration, as laws, decrees, or
tidings; to publish; as, to promulgate the secrets of a
council.

Syn: To publish; declare; proclaim. See {Announce}.

 

 

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