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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of promote.

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Examples

  • Hispanic advocates -- or at least some of them -- say the term promotes racism and fear mongering.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2004

  • Movieguide, the Christian family guide to movies and entertainment, did a report showing that conservative movies make more money than liberal ones. writes that the criteria Movieguide used to rate movies include whether a title promotes capitalism or socialism, or if it promotes or degrades biblical principles.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Palin promotes pro-abort judges, Romney advocates $50 abortions in his Romney care (which was socialism).

    Liberal bloggers admit conservatives have upper hand on Twitter

  • ANYTHING that Harry Reid promotes is definitely anti-American ....

    Reid 'confident' Kagan is right choice

  • Oxytocin promotes trusting others, even those against whom you have been warned.

    A boon to con artists

  • "McCain promotes Mideast peace talks but avoids sit-down with Palestinians" (Dion Nissenbaum, McClatchy Newspapers) Despite not officially engaged in a campaign stop, McCain nevertheless tried to show some diplomatic and foreign-policy bona fides as he talked Mid-East peace.

    The Daily 2008 - Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

  • Worse, the phrase promotes bigotry by linking Islam with terrorism, as if the former is responsible for the latter.

    Executions, Torture and War, (Oh My)

  • The only thing that the play promotes is respect for another human being regardless of any differences, as splinter noted, a value that is pretty fundamental of American society.

    Sound Politics: "Laramie Project:" Get Me Re-Write

  • The game industry, even if the product it promotes is democratic and interactive in nature, is structured virtually identically to entertainment media that predate it.

    Boing Boing: April 16, 2006 - April 22, 2006 Archives

  • Government of Burundi refuses to use it arguing that the name promotes ethnicity and that it, therefore could not be allowed to appear in any of the Burundian laws.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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