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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.
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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
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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.
[1400–50]
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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
pornographer - someone who presents shows or sells writing or pictures that are sexually explicit in violation of the community mores
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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.
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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
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promoter

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

[prəˈməʊtəʳ] n (gen) → promotore/trice; (of sporting event) → promoter m inv, organizzatore/trice, fondatore/trice; (of cause) → sostenitore/trice
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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.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Johnson, "IFN-[gamma] and its receptor subunit IFNGR1 are recruited to the IFN-[gamma]-activated sequence element at the promoter site of IFN-[gamma]-activated genes: evidence of transactivational activity in IFNGR1," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Prophecy and experimental catalogs are joined together to localize the promoter site within a large genomic input sequence [50].
Either base-2138 or base-2464 was located in promoter site. The promoter determines the efficiency of RNA polymerase binding and, thus, it also determines the transcription efficiency.