Adjective "promulgated" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Promote or make widely known (an idea or cause)
  1. 'Beginning in the mid-1940s, British astronomer Fred Hoyle was the dominant figure promulgating this idea.'
  2. 'I am now delighted to promulgate a complete fallacy, literally promoted by many international schools around the world.'
  3. 'The seminar also promulgates the idea of virtuous circles of economic growth, where migrants send money back home, creating more circles.'
  4. 'Once the idea was promulgated, it was accepted as fact.'
  5. 'It's in their interests, the pharmaceutical industry, to promulgate that sort of idea on the public.'
  6. 'Recent messages and articles have promulgated a belief that I work for the Associated Press.'
  7. 'The documents in question promulgate the idea that no students' rights exist which trump the ‘feelings’ of others.'
  8. 'To be fair, Howe promulgated the idea of a Mother's Day in the aftermath of the American Civil War as, she intended, a contribution to peace.'
  9. 'These ideas are widely promulgated in the academic/scholastic/public sectors.'
  10. 'While there are certainly a lot of silly stereotypes being promulgated on both sides, the silent ban on expression is perhaps even more damaging.'
  11. 'Each party would be responsible for their assets' legality if the law is promulgated.'
  12. 'The surcharge was imposed under the country's emergency regulations promulgated in May.'
  13. 'Medical findings regarding treatment, disability and work restrictions must now follow strict guidelines promulgated by the American Medical Association.'
  14. 'Election officials are now promulgating administrative rules and procedures for Election Day and post-Election Day certification.'
  15. 'A new constitution was promulgated restoring constitutional monarchy.'
  16. 'Alabama state law allows licensure agencies to adopt and promulgate rules governing professional practices.'
  17. 'Tunisia had promulgated a constitution in 1860, setting up a Supreme Council purporting to limit the powers of the monarchy.'
  18. 'The Prince of Monaco was an absolute ruler until a constitution was promulgated in 1911.'
  19. 'They petitioned the king to promulgate the decree at once, without amendments.'
  20. 'In 1987 and 1993, the National Cholesterol Education Program promulgated guidelines for cholesterol screening and treatment.'

More definitions

1. to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim formally or put into operation (a law, decree of a court, etc.).

2. to set forth or teach publicly (a creed, doctrine, etc.).

More examples(as adjective)

"directives can be promulgated in dates."

"weeks can be promulgated."

"supremacies can be promulgated."

"stocks can be promulgated."

"rules can be promulgated."

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(promulgate)Mid 16th century (earlier ( late 15th century) as promulgation): from Latin promulgat- ‘exposed to public view’, from the verb promulgare, from pro- ‘out, publicly’ + mulgere ‘cause to come forth’ (literally ‘to milk’).