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prom·ul·gate / ˈpräməlˌgāt; prōˈməl-/ • v. [tr.] promote or make widely known (an idea or cause): these objectives have to be promulgated within the organization. ∎  put (a law or decree) into effect by official proclamation: in January 1852, the new constitution was promulgated. DERIVATIVES: prom·ul·ga·tion / ˌpräməlˈgāshən; ˌprōməl-/ n. prom·ul·ga·tor / -ˌgātər/ n.

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promulgate XVI. f. pp. stem of L. prōmulgāre expose to public view, f. PRO-1 + base of mulgēre (vb.) milk, (hence) cause to issue forth, bring to light; see -ATE2.

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PROMULGATE

To officially announce, to publish, to make known to the public; to formally announce a statute or a decision by a court.

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