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promote 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/prəˈmōt/,
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promotes, 3rd person singular present; promoted, past tense; promoted, past participle; promoting, present participle;
  1. Further the progress of (something, esp. a cause, venture, or aim); support or actively encourage
    • - some regulation is still required to promote competition
  2. Give publicity to (a product, organization, or venture) so as to increase sales or public awareness
    • - they are using famous personalities to promote the library nationally
  3. Act as a promoter of (a catalyst)

  4. Advance or raise (someone) to a higher position or rank
    • - she was promoted to general manager
  5. Transfer (a sports team) to a higher division of a league
    • - they were promoted from the Third Division last season
  6. Exchange (a pawn) for a more powerful piece of the same color, typically a queen, as part of the move in which it reaches the opponent's end of the board

  7. Enable (a relatively low card) to win a trick by playing off the higher ones first


  1. contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
  2. give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
  3. advertise: make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
  4. be changed for a superior chess or checker piece
  5. change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent
  6. (promotion) a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution; "the packaging of new ideas"
  7. This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
  8. (Promotion (academic)) A doctorate is an academic degree or professional degree that in most countries refers to a class of degrees which qualify the holder to teach in a specific field (eg. PhD).
  9. (Promotion (chess)) Promotion is a chess rule describing the transformation of a pawn that reaches its eighth rank into the player's choice of a queen, knight, rook, or bishop of the same color . The new piece replaces the pawn on the same square and is part of the move. ...
  10. (Promotion (marketing)) Promotion is one of the four elements of marketing mix (product, price, promotion, distribution). It is the communication link between sellers and buyers for the purpose of influencing, informing, or persuading a potential buyer's purchasing decision.
  11. (Promotion (sports)) In many sports leagues around the world (with U.S., Canadian and Australian professional leagues being the most notable exceptions), promotion and relegation is a process that takes place at the end of each season in which teams are transferred between divisions. ...
  12. (Promotion (wrestling)) A professional wrestling promotion (also federation or fed) is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling. ...
  13. To raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank; To advocate or urge on behalf of (something or someone); to attempt to popularize or sell by means of advertising or publicity
  14. (promoted) Ladin (also known as Mittelrätisch) is a neo-roman language of about 17.000 speakers which unlike Italian belongs to the West-roman languages. ...
  15. (Promotes) Better Customer Communications
  16. (Promoting) very useful for assisting to determine promotable individuals.
  17. (Promotion) The act of selling a product at a reduced price, or a buy one/get one free offer, for the purpose of increasing sales.
  18. (Promotion) (online and offline) Online promotion uses communication via the internet itself to raise awareness about a site and drive traffic to it. This promotion may take the form of links from other sites, banner advertisements or targeted email. ...
  19. (Promotion) All forms of communication other than advertising that call attention to products and services by adding extra values toward the purchase. Includes temporary discounts, allowances, premium offers, coupons, contests, sweepstakes, etc.
  20. (promotion) An attempt by marketers to inform people about products to persuade them to participate in an exchange.
  21. (promotion) When a pawn reaches the back rank of the opponent, it is promoted to any other piece than a pawn or king.
  22. (Promotion) Advancement to a job with higher status, pay, or responsibility.
  23. (promotion) A marketing campaign to increase sales through advertising, merchandising, signage, and special events.
  24. (Promotion) The methods used to market the products or services. One of the 4Ps of marketing.
  25. (Promotion) Advancing an employee from one position to another position with a higher salary.