Adjective "promoting" definition and examples

(Promoting may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/prəˈməʊt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Support or actively encourage (a cause, venture, etc.); further the progress of.
  1. 'Lastly, echinacea, goldenseal and alfalfa may alleviate symptoms and promote healing.'
  2. 'I would encourage our council to actively promote our communities' financial obligations, goals and long-term vision.'
  3. 'Do you promote recycling as a form of responsible waste disposal?'
  4. 'Her work is to promote breastfeeding through working with the health boards' public health divisions.'
  5. 'Tang said the government is actively promoting competition by allowing more oil companies to become established in Hong Kong and encouraging the opening of more petrol stations.'
  6. 'We want to encourage, celebrate, support and promote youth volunteerism in our community.'
  7. 'Used externally or internally, turmeric promotes healing in cases of trauma or injury.'
  8. 'Meanwhile, many non-governmental organizations are also promoting sustainable development.'
  9. 'I never saw a BBC journalist actively promote his own political agenda.'
  10. 'The US government also promotes their own political agenda through funding for international aid organizations.'
  11. 'they are using famous personalities to promote the library nationally'
  12. 'E-Business City has been created exclusively for retailers to promote their web-based products and services.'
  13. 'He said the show will offer the ideal business vehicle and an excellent opportunity for all in business to market and promote their products and services.'
  14. 'Our technical experts at the lab also work with our sales force to promote our products and to help our customers improve their products as well.'
  15. 'A special ‘Wall of Values’ at the front of the store promotes products on sale each week.'
  16. 'If it goes according to plan, these clients will advertise on the shows created and produced by the partnership as well as promote their products and services in the programs.'
  17. 'They stay on message, find mistakes, and promote their product.'
  18. 'They heavily promote their own products and when customers don't buy them, they become rude.'
  19. 'Advertisers are hired to promote these products and services to specific markets based on a careful calculation of a target population's propensity to consume.'
  20. 'They want to know how exactly you are going to use their cash to promote the product in the marketplace.'
  21. 'For instance, The Body Shop produces and promotes its product lines with environmental and social sensitivity as a major theme.'
  22. 'He has won the chance to promote a Private Members Bill in the Commons and he has chosen the issue of telecommunication masts and dangers to health.'
  23. 'Unfortunate though it is, I think the real reason that this bill has been promoted the way it has is that Parliament is attempting to save some lives.'
  24. 'I know that passions in this sort of debate run strong, but I also have to say that I find the attack by the member of Parliament who promoted this bill on the churches of New Zealand to be inexcusable.'
  25. 'By coincidence, just such a change was promoted in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday.'
  26. 'This is a private bill, promoted by the New Zealand Guardian Trust Co. Ltd for Parliament's consideration.'
Raise (someone) to a higher position or rank.
  1. 'Recalled to his old regiment at the outbreak of the war, he was rapidly promoted to the rank of lieutenant and then captain.'
  2. 'He was promoted to his current position in 1998.'
  3. 'Robbie was also promoted to the rank of Assistant Commander.'
  4. 'Indigenous people were promoted to leading positions in the state and communist parties, and given preference for employment over Russians.'
  5. 'He was promoted to the rank of Captain the following year.'
  6. 'In 1993, he was promoted to deputy director general of the department.'
  7. 'Only two months ago he was promoted to the rank of corporal.'
  8. 'He became a pilot in 1921 and was eventually promoted to lieutenant colonel during World War II.'
  9. 'By 1969 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.'
  10. 'They were newly promoted to division presidents, in preparation for splitting the company into two separate publicly traded entities.'
  11. 'they were promoted from the Third Division last season'
  12. 'Would they just join at the end of the season, adding to the teams who had just been promoted from Division One?'
  13. 'We have studied the records of the teams who were promoted before us.'
  14. 'When a team gets promoted to the Premier League, it's rare that the media has any idea about any of their players.'
  15. 'Both adult teams won their division of the county league and were promoted.'
  16. 'And Heworth are waiting to hear whether it means an extra team could be promoted from division two to make up the numbers - giving the York side an extra promotion place to fight for.'
  17. 'A few years ago, whenever a club would be promoted from the first division, they were odds on to go down again at the end of the season, mainly because they just didn't have the money to even compete with the big boys.'
  18. 'White's pieces coordinate their efforts to promote the d-pawn.'
  19. 'Player ‘B’ then shows that he can checkmate with the bishop against an unskilled player if the pawn is promoted to an opposite color bishop.'
  20. 'East will win with the ace and lead a heart, promoting the ♠9'
(of an additive) act as a promoter of (a catalyst).
  1. 'During the 1930s, catalysts were introduced to promote chemical reactions during cracking.'
  2. 'Topical steroids can reduce inflammation, while ascorbic acid may promote collagen synthesis following alkali exposure.'

More definitions

1. to help or encourage to exist or flourish; further: to promote world peace.

2. to advance in rank, dignity, position, etc. (opposed to demote).

3. Education. to put ahead to the next higher stage or grade of a course or series of classes.

4. to aid in organizing (business undertakings).

5. to encourage the sales, acceptance, etc., of (a product), especially through advertising or other publicity.

6. Informal. to obtain (something) by cunn

More examples(as adjective)

"uses can be promoting."

"stabilities can be promoting."

"developments can be promoting."

"trades can be promoting."

"cooperations can be promoting."

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Origin

(promote)Late Middle English: from Latin promot- ‘moved forward’, from the verb promovere, from pro- ‘forward, onward’ + movere ‘to move’.