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propaganda

noun

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usually disapproving ideas or statements that are often false or exaggerated and that are spread in order to help a cause, a political leader, a government, etc.
  • He was accused of spreading propaganda.
  • a propaganda campaign
  • The report was nothing but lies and propaganda.

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The first known use of propaganda was in 1668

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“Propaganda.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/propaganda. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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