propagation

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French propagation, from Old French propagacion, from Latin propagatio.

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propagation (uncountable)

  1. the multiplication or natural increase in a population
  2. the dissemination of something to a larger area or greater number
  3. (physics) the act of propagating, especially the movement of a wave
  4. (genetics) the elongation part of transcription
  5. (religion) winning new converts
  6. some degree of success in the spread of propaganda

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