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      vb   tr  
1    to put into effect (a law, decree, etc.), esp. by formal proclamation  
2    to announce or declare officially  
3    to make widespread,   (Also (archaic))    promulge  
     (C16: from Latin promulgare to bring to public knowledge; probably related to provulgare to publicize, from pro-1 + vulgare to make common, from vulgus the common people)  
   promulgation             n  
  promulgator      n  
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