Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk udsagnsord: promote

1. promote (om adfærd) contribute to the progress or growth of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI am promoting the use of computers in the classroom.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)advance, boost, encourage, further

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerback up, support

Mere specifikke termercarry, conduce, connive at, contribute, feed, foster, further, help, lead, spur, wink at

2. promote (om adfærd) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJohn was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired.
Women tend not to advance in the major law firms.
I got promoted after many years of hard work.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)advance, elevate, kick upstairs, raise, upgrade

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerassign, delegate, depute, designate

Mere specifikke termerbrevet, bring up, ennoble, entitle, favor, favour, gentle, prefer, spot promote, tenure

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)demote, kick downstairs, relegate, bump, break

3. promote (om kommunikation) make publicity for; try to sell (a product)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model.
The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops.

Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue promote the movie

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)advertise, advertize, push

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpraise

Mere specifikke termeragitate, bill, campaign, crusade, fight, plug, press, propagandise, propagandize, push

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningagitate, campaign, crusade, fight, press, push

4. promote (om konkurrence) be changed for a superior chess or checker piece

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerchange

Mere specifikke termerqueen

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningpromote

Overordnet emneområdeboard game

5. promote (om konkurrence) change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerplay

Mere specifikke termerqueen

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningpromote

Overordnet emneområdechess, chess game

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