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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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From Latin promulgatio.


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

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  • What is striking, however, is that there is no evidence at all that that this was the intention either of the Second Vatican Council or the promulgation of the 1970 Missal.

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  • When completed the document will be taken by the Perfect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Archbishop Angelo Amato, S.D.B., to Pope Benedict XVI who will authorize the promulgation of a decree.

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