[n] the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
[n] the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
[n] a public statement about something that is happening or going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
act, announcement, annunciation, banns, declaration, handout, human action, human activity, necrology, notice, obit, obituary, press release, proclamation, program, programme, release, statement, walking papers
\Pro`mul*ga"tion\, n. [L. promulgatio: cf. F. promulgation.] The act of promulgating; publication; open declaration; as, the promulgation of the gospel. --South.