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Topic: LAW

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of promulgare, from mulgere 'to milk, cause to come out'

promulgate

verb
     
prom‧ul‧gate [transitive] formal
1 to spread an idea or belief to as many people as possible
2SCL to make a new law come into effect by announcing it officially
promulgator noun [countable]
promulgation noun [uncountable]
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