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pro·mot·er

 (prə-mō′tər)
n.
1. One that promotes, especially an active supporter or advocate.
2. A financial and publicity organizer, as of a boxing match or an artistic performance.
3. Genetics The region of an operon that acts as the initial binding site for RNA polymerase.

promoter

(prəˈməʊtə)
n
1. a person or thing that promotes
2. a person who helps to organize, develop, or finance an undertaking
3. (General Sporting Terms) a person who organizes and finances a sporting event, esp a boxing match
4. (Chemistry) chem a substance added in small amounts to a catalyst to increase its activity
5. (Genetics) genetics a sequence of nucleotides, associated with a structural gene, that must bind with messenger RNA polymerase before transcription can proceed

pro•mot•er

(prəˈmoʊ tər)

n.
1. one that promotes, furthers, or encourages.
2. a person who initiates or takes part in the organizing of a company, development of a project, etc.
3. a person who organizes and finances a sporting event or entertainment.
4.
a. a site on a DNA molecule at which RNA polymerase binds and initiates transcription.
b. a gene sequence that activates transcription.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promoter - someone who is an active supporter and advocatepromoter - someone who is an active supporter and advocate
adman, advertiser, advertizer - someone whose business is advertising
barker - someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers
2.promoter - a sponsor who books and stages public entertainmentspromoter - a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
booker, booking agent - someone who engages a person or company for performances
exhibitioner, exhibitor, shower - someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
organ-grinder - a street musician who plays a hand organ or hurdy-gurdy
porn merchant, pornographer - someone who presents shows or sells writing or pictures that are sexually explicit in violation of the community mores

promoter

noun
1. organizer, arranger, entrepreneur, impresario one of the top boxing promoters in Britain
2. supporter, champion, advocate, campaigner, helper, proponent, stalwart, mainstay, upholder Aaron Copland was a most energetic promoter of American music.
Translations
مُرَوِّج
-kapořadatel
arrangørstøtte
elõmozdítókezdeményezõ
skipuleggjandi
düzenleyici

promoter

[prəˈməʊtəʳ] N (gen) → promotor(a) m/f; (= backer) → patrocinador(a) m/f (Boxing) → empresario/a m/f

promoter

[prəˈməʊtər] n
[event] → organisateur/trice m/f
[idea, practice] → promoteur/trice m/f

promoter

n (Sport, of beauty contest etc) → Promoter m, → Veranstalter m; (of company)Promoter m; sales promoterVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f), → Salespromoter(in) m(f) (Comm)

promoter

[prəˈməʊtəʳ] n (gen) → promotore/trice; (of sporting event) → promoter m inv, organizzatore/trice, fondatore/trice; (of cause) → sostenitore/trice

promote

(prəˈməut) verb
1. to raise (to a higher rank or position). He was promoted to head teacher.
2. to encourage, organize, or help the progress of. He worked hard to promote peace / this scheme.
3. to encourage the buying of; to advertise. We are promoting a new brand of soap-powder.
proˈmoter noun
proˈmotion (-ʃən) noun
1. the raising of a person to a higher rank or position. He has just been given (a) promotion.
2. encouragement (of a cause, charity etc). the promotion of world peace.
3. the activity of advertising a product etc. He is against the promotion of cigarettes.
References in classic literature ?
So, as a promoter of schemes for the public good, Hubbard was by no means a novice.
The advance of industry, whose involuntary promoter is the bourgeoisie, replaces the isolation of the labourers, due to competition, by their revolutionary combination, due to association.
The revolt is at the door of those who think my people can rebel," cried Anne, unable to dissimulate before the coadjutor, whom she looked upon, and probably with reason, as the promoter of the tumult.
A bankruptcy company promoter named Werner discovered the secret and blackmailed the squire into surrendering the estate.
My brother, Harry Pinner, is promoter, and joins the board after allotment as managing director.
And this movement of reconstruction of which Prince Andrew had a vague idea, and Speranski its chief promoter, began to interest him so keenly that the question of the army regulations quickly receded to a secondary place in his consciousness.
A flattering looking glass is a promoter of amiability," she said.
Unable to detect a weak point in this scheme of mutual advantage, the financier gave the promoter in disguise an order for the money, and wrote a note to his wife directing her to count out the girl.
Pray dispense with this jesting, for I have no time, and really no inclination, to be the subject or promoter of mirth just now.
Their president, Barbicane, the promoter of the enterprise, having consulted the astronomers of the Cambridge Observatory upon the subject, took all necessary means to ensure the success of this extraordinary enterprise, which had been declared practicable by the majority of competent judges.
I was second to none of the company in any acts of debauchery; nay, I soon distinguished myself so notably in all riots and disorders, that my name generally stood first in the roll of delinquents; and instead of being lamented as the unfortunate pupil of Sir George, I was now accused as the person who had misled and debauched that hopeful young gentleman; for though he was the ringleader and promoter of all the mischief, he was never so considered.
At the point where the footpath crossed the brook and road, and entered on the field where the feast was held, was a long, low roadside inn; and on the opposite side of the field was a large white thatched farmhouse, where dwelt an old sporting farmer, a great promoter of the revels.