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prom·ul·gate  audio  (prml-gt, pr-mlgt) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
prom·ul·gat·ed, prom·ul·gat·ing, prom·ul·gates
  1. To make known (a decree, for example) by public declaration; announce officially. See Synonyms at announce.
  2. To put (a law) into effect by formal public announcement.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin prmulgre, prmulgt-

OTHER FORMS:
promul·gation  (prml-gshn, prml-) KEY (Noun), promul·gator(Noun)


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