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English noun: propagation

1. propagation (communication) the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions


Broader (hypernym)airing, dissemination, public exposure, spreading

2. propagation (act) the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

Synonymsgeneration, multiplication

Broader (hypernym)breeding, facts of life, procreation, reproduction

Narrower (hyponym)biogenesis, biogeny

3. propagation (phenomenon) the movement of a wave through a medium

Broader (hypernym)physical phenomenon

Narrower (hyponym)Doppler effect, Doppler shift, red shift, redshift, wave front

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