Definition of promote
- promote international understanding
He was promoted to senior editor.
The army major was promoted to lieutenant colonel.
The team have been promoted to the First Division.
Mediators were present to promote dialogue.
Good soil promotes plant growth.
The school distributed pamphlets promoting good dental hygiene.
The marketing department is busy promoting the new line of men's clothes for fall.
The island is being promoted as a destination for romantic getaways.
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: to change the rank or position of (someone) to a higher or more important one
: to move (a sports team) to a higher position in a league
: to help (something) happen, develop, or increase
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