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[prom-uhl-geyt, proh-muhl-geyt]
verb (used with object), promulgated, promulgating.
to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim formally or put into operation (a law, decree of a court, etc.).
to set forth or teach publicly (a creed, doctrine, etc.).

1520–30; < Latin prōmulgātus, past participle of prōmulgāre to promulge; see -ate1

promulgation [prom-uhl-gey-shuhn, proh-muhl-] , noun
promulgator, noun
nonpromulgation, noun
repromulgate, verb (used with object), repromulgated, repromulgating.
repromulgation, noun
unpromulgated, adjective

1. announce, issue, declare. 2. advocate.
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promulgate (ˈprɒməlˌɡeɪt, prəʊˈmʌldʒ)
1.  to put into effect (a law, decree, etc), esp by formal proclamation
2.  to announce or declare officially
3.  to make widespread
[C16: from Latin prōmulgāre to bring to public knowledge; probably related to provulgāre to publicize, from pro-1 + vulgāre to make common, from vulgus the common people]

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Word Origin & History

1530, from L. promulgatus, pp. of promulgare "make publicly known," perhaps from provulgare, from pro- "forth" + vulgare "make public, publish." Or the second element may be from mulgere "to milk," used metaphorically for "cause to emerge."
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