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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A moving up in position.

Usage examples (33)
  • That next promotion depends mostly on how you think toward your present job.
  • But taking your comment instead at face value, what you term promotion I see as learning.
  • Try later, and you may get lucky, but clearly this promotion is a poorly planned free for all.
  • That month the liberal media watchdog Media Matters published a number of examples of what it called promotion of the Tea Party by Fox. for more
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