[pruh-moht] Show IPA
verb (used with object), pro·mot·ed, pro·mot·ing.
to help or encourage to exist or flourish; further: to promote world peace.
to advance in rank, dignity, position, etc.( opposed to demote ).
Education . to put ahead to the next higher stage or grade of a course or series of classes.
to aid in organizing (business undertakings).
to encourage the sales, acceptance, etc., of (a product), especially through advertising or other publicity.
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