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 Meanings and Examples of PROMOTE
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promote
 v.  help to flourish; advance in rank; publicize
Example Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
1  The association works to promote the status of retired people as useful members of the community.
2  The aim of the culture festival is to promote friendship between the two countries.
3  The Institute is intended to promote an understanding of the politics and culture of the Arab world.
4  You don't have to sacrifice environmental protection to promote economic growth.
5  If you promote our goods, we will give you a good discount as our part of the bargain.
6  Cutting the bush back in the autumn will help promote vigorous growth in the spring.
7  Some types of antibiotic are used to promote growth in farm animals.
8  We need to promote an open exchange of ideas and information.
9  Advertising companies are always having to think up new ways to promote products.
10  We will publish a draft Budget four months before the final version, to promote open discussion of economic and taxation policy.
11  We need to do more to promote good race relations.
12  Founder of the Children's Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman and her team ceaselessly promote the welfare of young people everywhere.
13  Your plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.
14  It aims to promote the sharing of information and ideas, for teachers and parents, on the education of the gifted and talented.
15  Student exchange programs such as the Experiment in International Living were established to promote international amity.
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  Miss Crawford was not slow to admire; she pretty well guessed Miss Bertram's feelings, and made it a point of honour to promote her enjoyment to the utmost.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  The Musgroves are behaving like themselves, most honourably and kindly, only anxious with true parental hearts to promote their daughter's comfort.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 20
3  Well, Albert, this money, which was formerly designed to promote the comfort and tranquillity of the woman I adored, may now, through strange and painful circumstances, be devoted to the same purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
4  To Mr. Bennet's acknowledgments he briefly replied, with assurance of his eagerness to promote the welfare of any of his family; and concluded with entreaties that the subject might never be mentioned to him again.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 50
5  After a moment's recollection, therefore, concluding that prudence required dispatch, and that her acquiescence would best promote it, she walked silently towards the table, and sat down.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44
6  The dealers in the human article make scrupulous and systematic efforts to promote noisy mirth among them, as a means of drowning reflection, and rendering them insensible to their condition.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
7  The man whom I mentioned is a genius indeed, and I intend not only to promote him over the rest, but also to create for him a special Department.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
8  And hence it happens that the citizens of such States vie with one another in whatever tends to promote public or private well-being; in both of which, consequently, there is a wonderful growth.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II.
9  Among those who promoted the design, Governor Bellingham was said to be one of the most busy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
10  Every thing was explained to him by Mrs. Dashwood, and he found fresh reason to rejoice in what he had done for Mr. Ferrars, since eventually it promoted the interest of Elinor.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49
11  He certainly ought to be promoted when he marries Raina.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
12  And you may depend on me to know my place if you get promoted.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
13  He was pleasantly considering the probability of being promoted in a few days for his last reconnoitering expedition, and was awaiting Denisov, who had gone out somewhere and with whom he wanted a talk.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XVI
14  During his absence he had been promoted captain, and when the regiment was put on war footing with an increase in numbers, he was again allotted his old squadron.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XII
15  philosophy herself is promoted to religion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER