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Noun
/ˌpräpəˈgandə/,
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Information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view,
  1. Information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view
    • - he was charged with distributing enemy propaganda
  2. The dissemination of such information as a political strategy
    • - the party's leaders believed that a long period of education and propaganda would be necessary
  3. A committee of cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church responsible for foreign missions, founded in 1622 by Pope Gregory XV


  1. information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause
  2. Propaganda is a form of communication that is aimed at influencing the attitude of a community toward some cause or position.
  3. Propaganda was a 2 disc compilation album released by the metalcore band Aftershock. It is made up of their two albums; Letters and Through the Looking Glass, their Five Steps From Forever EP and a few rare tracks.
  4. Propaganda is the fourth album by Sparks. The title track is a short a cappella song with multiple overdubs from Russell Mael.
  5. Propaganda is a German synthpop group, formed in 1982. They were one of the initial roster of acts signed to Trevor Horn's ZTT label, between 1984 and 1986, during which they released the critically acclaimed album "A Secret Wish".
  6. Propaganda is a 1928 book by Edward Bernays. It argued that the scientific manipulation of public opinion was necessary to overcome chaos and conflict in society: Edward Bernays. Propaganda Liveright, 1928; Ig Publishing, 2004.
  7. PROPAGANDA is a large collection of GPL-licensed seamless desktop backgrounds included in various Linux distributions, and available via free download over the web. ...
  8. A concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behavior of large numbers of people
  9. False or partly false information used by a government or political party intended to sway the opinions of the population.
  10. Ideas or information, not always true, that help or injure an institution, cause or person
  11. A means of disseminating information to convey a particular message with the aim of influencing people's opinions. Propaganda can take many forms, from party political broadcasts openly advertising their allegiance to dramas with more subtle, coded messages. ...
  12. (Latin, "things that must be sent forth"): In its original use, the term referred to a committee of cardinals the Roman Catholic church founded in 1622 (the Congregatio de propaganda fide). ...
  13. Any media text whose primary purpose is to openly persuade an audience of the validity of a particular point of view.
  14. Information given to show something or someone in a biased way
  15. The systematic effort of controlling public opinion or a course of action by using selected facts, ideas or allegations.
  16. in original spreading of faith (!!) now ideological programming of minds (brainwashing).
  17. Propaganda refers to information, rumours, ideas, and artwork spread intentionally to help or harm another group, belief, institution, or government. The term's connotations are generally negative.
  18. Information presented intentionally to influence a mass audience to support or oppose something. Propaganda is usually motivated by self interest and can range from being selective in what it chooses to highlight or ignore to actively lying about events and issues. ...
  19. for social justice was carried on by the British statistician Charles Booth and by the American social-settlement worker Jane Addams.
  20. The disgustingly disturbing trick of twisted megalomaniacs who have the self-righteous gall to spew the honest truth.
  21. Deception for financial (usually) gain using mind control techniques---mostly Lies,  Ad Hominem  Hypnotism  Junk Science etc.  the Medical Industry claims anti-vaccine people use propaganda to push their view.  The Truth doesn't need to lie, obviously.
  22. The Spanish word can have the negative implications of the English word, but it often doesn't, simply meaning "advertising."
  23. Used as a pejorative term that means using communication or information to persuade people to do what you want them to or to exert influence over them. In a PR sense, propaganda was renamed to "public relations" by Edward Bernays to divorce it from its negative connotations. ...
  24. A way of presenting a belief that seeks to generate acceptance without regard to facts or the right of others to be heard. Propaganda often presents the same argument repeatedly, in the simplest terms and ignores all rebuttal or counter-argument. ...
  25. (pro pa GAN da) noun Speech intended to convince.