promoter

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noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmō-tər\

Definition of promoter

  1. 1 :  one that promotes; especially :  one who assumes the financial responsibilities of a sporting event (such as a boxing match) including contracting with the principals, renting the site, and collecting gate receipts

  2. 2 obsolete :  prosecutor

  3. 3 :  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst

  4. 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 in a Sentence

  1. a promoter of greater understanding and cooperation among churches

14th Century

First Known Use of promoter

14th century


PROMOTER Defined for English Language Learners

promoter

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noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmō-tər\

Definition of promoter for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

promoter

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noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmōt-ər\

Medical Definition of promoter

  1. 1:  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst

  2. 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. 3:  a chemical believed to promote carcinogenicity or mutagenicity


Law Dictionary

promoter

noun pro·mot·er

Legal Definition of promoter

  1. :  one who alone or with others actively participates in the formation of a business or venture promoters owe a fiduciary duty to the corporation they are promoting — R. C. Clark



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