Definitions for promulgateˈprɒm əlˌgeɪt, proʊˈmʌl geɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
prom•ul•gateˈprɒm əlˌgeɪt, proʊˈmʌl geɪt(v.t.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.
to put into operation (a law, decree of a court, etc.) by formal proclamation.
to set forth or teach publicly (a creed, doctrine, etc.).
Origin of promulgate:
1520–30; < L prōmulgātus, ptp. of prōmulgāre to make known
proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)
state or announce
"`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
put a law into effect by formal declaration
To make known or public.
To put into effect as a regulation.
to make known by open declaration, as laws, decrees, or tidings; to publish; as, to promulgate the secrets of a council
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