promulgation

(redirected from Promulagation)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Promulagation: promulgation

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promulgation - a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happenpromulgation - a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
advisory - an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat; "a frost advisory"
banns - a public announcement of a proposed marriage
handout, press release, release - an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
notice - an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale
programme, program - an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players without a program"
wanted notice, wanted poster - a public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person
2.promulgation - the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration - a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
3.promulgation - the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

promulgation

noun
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations

promulgation

[ˌprɒməlˈgeɪʃən] N [of law, decree, constitution] → promulgación f; [of idea, doctrine] → promulgación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

promulgation

nVerbreitung f; (of law)Verkündung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
Standard 140 and/or the reports that comprise the test suites contained therein (commonly known as the NREL BESTEST reports) are being referenced and used by a growing number of code promulagation authorities throughout the world.