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prom·ul·gate

 (prŏm′əl-gāt′, prō-mŭl′gāt′)
tr.v. prom·ul·gat·ed, prom·ul·gat·ing, prom·ul·gates
1. To make known to the public; popularize or advocate: "Franklin ... first promulgated the idea of free public libraries" (Elaine Wagner).
2. To put (a law, for example) into effect by formal public announcement.

[Latin prōmulgāre, prōmulgāt-.]

prom′ul·ga′tion (prŏm′əl-gā′shən, prō′məl-) n.
prom′ul·ga′tor n.

promulgate

(ˈprɒməlˌɡeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to put into effect (a law, decree, etc), esp by formal proclamation
2. to announce or declare officially
3. to make widespread
Also (archaic): promulge
[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]
ˌpromulˈgation n
ˈpromulˌgator n

prom•ul•gate

(ˈprɒm əlˌgeɪt, proʊˈmʌl geɪt)

v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to put into operation (a law, decree of a court, etc.) by formal proclamation.
2. to set forth or teach publicly (a creed, doctrine, etc.).
[1520–30; < Latin prōmulgātus, past participle of prōmulgāre to make known]
prom`ul•ga′tion, n.
prom′ul•ga`tor, n.

promulgate


Past participle: promulgated
Gerund: promulgating

Imperative
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Present
I promulgate
you promulgate
he/she/it promulgates
we promulgate
you promulgate
they promulgate
Preterite
I promulgated
you promulgated
he/she/it promulgated
we promulgated
you promulgated
they promulgated
Present Continuous
I am promulgating
you are promulgating
he/she/it is promulgating
we are promulgating
you are promulgating
they are promulgating
Present Perfect
I have promulgated
you have promulgated
he/she/it has promulgated
we have promulgated
you have promulgated
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Past Continuous
I was promulgating
you were promulgating
he/she/it was promulgating
we were promulgating
you were promulgating
they were promulgating
Past Perfect
I had promulgated
you had promulgated
he/she/it had promulgated
we had promulgated
you had promulgated
they had promulgated
Future
I will promulgate
you will promulgate
he/she/it will promulgate
we will promulgate
you will promulgate
they will promulgate
Future Perfect
I will have promulgated
you will have promulgated
he/she/it will have promulgated
we will have promulgated
you will have promulgated
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Future Continuous
I will be promulgating
you will be promulgating
he/she/it will be promulgating
we will be promulgating
you will be promulgating
they will be promulgating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been promulgating
you have been promulgating
he/she/it has been promulgating
we have been promulgating
you have been promulgating
they have been promulgating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been promulgating
you will have been promulgating
he/she/it will have been promulgating
we will have been promulgating
you will have been promulgating
they will have been promulgating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been promulgating
you had been promulgating
he/she/it had been promulgating
we had been promulgating
you had been promulgating
they had been promulgating
Conditional
I would promulgate
you would promulgate
he/she/it would promulgate
we would promulgate
you would promulgate
they would promulgate
Past Conditional
I would have promulgated
you would have promulgated
he/she/it would have promulgated
we would have promulgated
you would have promulgated
they would have promulgated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.promulgate - state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
declare - proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against; "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"
trumpet - proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet; "Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty"
clarion - proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
2.promulgate - put a law into effect by formal declaration
announce, declare - announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"

promulgate

verb
1. make known, issue, announce, publish, spread, promote, advertise, broadcast, communicate, proclaim, circulate, notify, make public, disseminate Such behaviour promulgates a negative image of the British.
2. make official, pass, declare, decree bills limiting the FDA's authority to promulgate such regulations

promulgate

verb
1. To bring to public notice or make known publicly:
2. To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
3. To put in force or cause to be by legal authority:
Translations

promulgate

[ˈprɒməlgeɪt] VT [+ law, decree, constitution] → promulgar; [+ idea, doctrine] → promulgar

promulgate

[ˈprɒməlgeɪt] vtpromulguer

promulgate

vtverbreiten; lawverkünden
References in classic literature ?
There were warfeasts, and scalp-dances, with warlike songs and savage music; all the inhabitants were arrayed in their festal dresses; while the old heralds went round from lodge to lodge, promulgating with loud voices the events of the battle and the exploits of the various warriors.
This custom of promulgating everything by criers, is not confined to the Nez Perces, but prevails among many other tribes.
But its sovereignty has been put at stake by promulgating this ordinance.
Punjab government has moved a summary to the governor seeking amendment in the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation) Ordinance, 1984 through promulgating an Ordinance to bar private schools charging Rs 4000 as monthly fee from students to annually increase fee at the rate of eight percent and to deal with other purposes.
ISLAMABAD -- A petition has been filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking removal of President Mamnoon Hussain for promulgating an ordinance to privatize the PIA.
The SEC's delay in promulgating the final extraction payments disclosure rule can be considered unlawfully withheld as the duty to promulgate a final extraction payments disclosure rule remains unfilled more than four years past Congress's deadline," said Judge Casper.
The Union Cabinet, which had last month deferred a decision on the issue, approved promulgating an ordinance to implement the Food Security Bill.
Venkaiah Naidu, who heads the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, lashed out at the Manmohan Singh government for the " hurry" in promulgating the ordinance.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Bank of Kuwait - Kuwait, Isam Jasem Al Sager said that the call for subscription for NBK's capital increase will be announced immediately after the issuance of the Amiri Decree promulgating approval of the capital increase which is expected to be realized during the second half of this year (2010).
Promulgating audit, attest and quality control standards for engagements involving nonissuers.
If the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in promulgating this rule, had intended it to apply retroactively, it would have clearly indicated as much through a separate clause or other clear statement.