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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROMOTION

The authorities here have recommended him for promotion to the rank of Major.

To do as you advise would be to change all the rules set down for promotion.

It would have alarmed his superiors, and done away with his chances of promotion.

He was not in the line of promotion, and probably left the navy at the peace.

All his promotion had come from trying to excel in his routine work.

There is a continual jostling, and crowding, and buzzing, and striving to get promotion.

The selections for promotion are made from the clerks on the entire line.

And then the talk went on to Andy's promotion to General Brady's kitchen.

Not a soul approved this promotion when it was announced at the consistory.

He was also Commander of the Order of the promotion of 1688.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "advancement in rank or position," from Old French promocion "election, promotion" (14c., Modern French promotion) and directly from Latin promotionem (nominative promotio) "a moving forward," noun of action from past participle stem of promovere (see promote). Meaning "advertising, publicity" first recorded 1925.

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