: to make (an idea, belief, etc.) known to many people by open declaration : proclaim
- … the huge meeting served primarily as the occasion on which to promulgate the official doctrine …
- —Roger Shattuck
- From the beginning our objective has been to develop and promulgate new models for the calculus-based introductory course.
- —John S. Rigden et al.
: to make known or public the terms of (a proposed law)
- The law was promulgated in February 1993.
: to put (a law or rule) into action or force
- … more than 200 colleges and universities have promulgated behavioral codes that punish various forms of harassment …
- —Ken Myers
\ˌprä-məl-ˈgā-shən; ˌprō-(ˌ)məl-, (ˌ)prō-ˌməl-\
\ˈprä-məl-ˌgā-tər; prō-ˈməl-, prə-ˈməl-, ˈprō-(ˌ)məl-\