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He was many other things, but, to be brief, he was a promoter.

I suppose nobody, certainly not its promoter, is enamoured of this.

"He was a promoter, just as Jeffrey was," she insisted, with her pretty sulkiness.

"Take all the time you want," replied the promoter, cheerfully.

You are a very young man to be the promoter of a project of such magnitude.

"Robert has great faith in you as a promoter of cheerful affairs," says she.

"It certainly does read that way," said the promoter glibly.

"I'm goin' to pay intrus' on that," answered the promoter glibly.

"I'm afraid it's going to be a tough matter for us to settle," sighed the promoter.

He had been much more successful as an oyster eater than a promoter.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "one who promotes" (the interest of someone), "supporter," agent noun from promote, and also from Old French promoteur and directly from Medieval Latin promotor. Specific financial sense of "one who leads in forming a company" is from 1876; sense of "one who organizes sporting or entertainment events" is attested from 1936.

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