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English noun: promulgation

1. promulgation (communication) a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen

SamplesThe announcement appeared in the local newspaper.
The promulgation was written in English.


Broader (hypernym)statement

Narrower (hyponym)advisory, banns, handout, notice, press release, program, programme, release, wanted notice, wanted poster

Instance hyponymAnnunciation

2. promulgation (communication) the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect

Broader (hypernym)announcement, annunciation, declaration, proclamation

3. promulgation (act) the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice

SamplesHis promulgation of the policy proved to be premature.


Broader (hypernym)act, deed, human action, human activity

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