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PROMULGATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does promulgation mean? 

PROMULGATION (noun)
  The noun PROMULGATION has 3 senses:

1. a public statement about something that is happening or going to happen
2. the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
3. the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice

  Familiarity information: PROMULGATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROMULGATION (noun)


Sense 1promulgation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A public statement about something that is happening or going to happen

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

promulgation; announcement

Context examples:

the announcement appeared in the local newspaper / the promulgation was written in English

Hypernyms ("promulgation" is a kind of...):

statement (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "promulgation"):

advisory (an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat)

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 a future event)

necrology; obit; obituary (a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography)

program; programme (an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event)

wanted notice; wanted poster (a public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person)

Instance hyponyms:

Annunciation ((Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ)


Sense 2promulgation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("promulgation" is a kind of...):

announcement; annunciation; declaration; proclamation (a formal public statement)


Sense 3promulgation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

proclamation; promulgation

Context example:

his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature

Hypernyms ("promulgation" is a kind of...):

act; human action; human activity (something that people do or cause to happen)


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