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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.
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|Noun||1.||promulgation - 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"
|2.||promulgation - the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect|
|3.||promulgation - the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"|