promulgate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin promulgatus, past participle of promulgō ‎(I make known, publish), either from provulgō ‎(I make known, publish), from pro ‎(forth) + vulgō ‎(I publish) or mulgeō ‎(I milk), latter used in metaphorical sense of “to bring forth”.[1] Compare promulge.

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promulgate ‎(third-person singular simple present promulgates, present participle promulgating, simple past and past participle promulgated)

  1. (transitive) To make known or public.
  2. (transitive) To put into effect as a regulation.

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  1. ^ promulgate” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Ido[edit]

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promulgate

  1. adverbial present passive participle of promulgar

Italian[edit]

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promulgate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of promulgare
  2. second-person plural imperative of promulgare
  3. feminine plural of promulgato

Latin[edit]

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prōmulgāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of prōmulgō