Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of promulgating; publication; open declaration.
  • noun In law: The first official publication of a law which has been passed, or of an ordinance or a proclamation.
  • noun More strictly, the final order of the sovereign power which puts an enacted law into execution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of promulgating; publication; open declaration.

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  • noun the act of promulgating or announcing something, especially a proclamation announcing a new law.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
  • noun the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
  • noun the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice

Etymologies

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From Latin promulgatio.

Examples

  • Likewise, in Question 90, Article 4, he notes that promulgation is necessary for a law to haveforce.

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  • The Ahmadiyah were explicitly "warned and ordered" that "as long as they consider themselves to hold to Islam, to discontinue the promulgation of interpretations and activities that are deviant from the principal teachings of Islam, that is to say the promulgation of beliefs that recognize a prophet with all his teachings who comes after the Prophet Muhammad SAW."

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  • Gladstone.] [Footnote 49: Cf. his _Histoire diplomatique de l'Europe_.] [Footnote 50: The promulgation was a surprise to him; it was also a defeat, as he had aimed at a direct understanding between Greeks and Bulgars and not at a solution which left the Porte as arbitrator between these two Christian races.

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  • Fans as well as friends have been also promulgation best wishes for a integrate for being primogenitor so soon.

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  • Ed Reed picked off Carson Palmer as well as ran 52 yards with a second-quarter interception for a touchdown, promulgation a throng in to a frenzy with a initial points of a day.

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  • Its promulgation brings up another whole set of negative, alarming issues concerning the safety of our people, our way of life and human rights.

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  • As Ida's center moves toward land Monday, breeze shear is promulgation a complicated flood onshore well forward of a aspect low.

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  • The neighbor believed to have called 911 after Tiger Woods 'automobile pile-up last week is promulgation a counsel out to speak with a media about what he saw.

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  • The neighbor believed to have called 911 after Tiger Woods 'automobile pile-up last week is promulgation a counsel out to speak with a media about what he saw.

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  • Ed Reed picked off Carson Palmer as well as ran 52 yards with a second-quarter interception for a touchdown, promulgation a throng in to a frenzy with a initial points of a day.

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