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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROPAGATION

Let us have nothing to do with their propagandas for the propagation of supreme Fakes.

The seed may be saved and planted as directed in the chapter on propagation.

He does not mention how Cynegils continued his propagation of the Gospel.

For notes on Avicenna's arithmetic, see Woepcke, Propagation, p. 502.

Existence is truly a matter of propagation between the two infinites.

He disliked missionaries, and forbade the propagation of the Christian religion.

Observations on the Structure and Propagation of the genus Sagitta.

All organized beings are powerfully affected by propagation.

How is the propagation done, so as to bring about the change?

All were new to me, and I studied their propagation and culture with interest.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Old French propagacion "offshoot, offspring" (13c.) and directly from Latin propagationem (nominative propagatio) "a propagation, extension, enlargement," noun of action from past participle stem of propagare "set forward, extend, spread, increase; multiply plants by layers, breed," from propago (genitive propaginis) "that which propagates, offspring," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + *pag-, root of pangere "to fasten" (see pact).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROPAGATION

advocacy

nounsupport for an idea or cause
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