Pro·mul·ga·tion n. The act of promulgating; publication; open declaration; as, the promulgation of the gospel.
n 1: 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"
2: the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby
the law or ordinance is put into effect
3: the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his
promulgation of the policy proved to be premature" [syn: proclamation]