promoter

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

pro·mot·er

noun \-ˈmō-tər\

: a person or organization that organizes or provides money for a sports event, a musical performance, etc.

: a person or organization that helps something to happen, develop, or increase

Full Definition of PROMOTER

1
:  one that promotes; especially :  one who assumes the financial responsibilities of a sporting event (as a boxing match) including contracting with the principals, renting the site, and collecting gate receipts
2
obsolete :  prosecutor
3
:  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst
4
:  a binding site in a DNA chain at which RNA polymerase binds to initiate transcription of messenger RNA by one or more nearby structural genes

Examples of PROMOTER

  1. <a promoter of greater understanding and cooperation among churches>

First Known Use of PROMOTER

14th century

pro·mot·er

noun \-ˈmōt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROMOTER

1
: a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst
2
: a binding site in a DNA chain at which RNA polymerase binds to initiate transcription of messenger RNA by one or more nearby structural genes
3
: a chemical believed to promote carcinogenicity or mutagenicity

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