Synonyms for promotion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pruh-moh-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : prəˈmoʊ ʃən

Top 10 synonyms for promotion Other synonyms for the word promotion

Définition of promotion

Origin :
  • c.1400, "advancement in rank or position," from Old French promocion "election, promotion" (14c., Modern French promotion) and directly from Latin promotionem (nominative promotio) "a moving forward," noun of action from past participle stem of promovere (see promote). Meaning "advertising, publicity" first recorded 1925.
  • noun higher position in organization
  • noun publicity
Example sentences :
  • The authorities here have recommended him for promotion to the rank of Major.
  • Extract from : « Ridgeway » by Scian Dubh
  • To do as you advise would be to change all the rules set down for promotion.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • It would have alarmed his superiors, and done away with his chances of promotion.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • He was not in the line of promotion, and probably left the navy at the peace.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • All his promotion had come from trying to excel in his routine work.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • There is a continual jostling, and crowding, and buzzing, and striving to get promotion.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • The selections for promotion are made from the clerks on the entire line.
  • Extract from : « The Bay State Monthly, Vol. 1, Issue 1. » by Various
  • And then the talk went on to Andy's promotion to General Brady's kitchen.
  • Extract from : « The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys » by Gulielma Zollinger
  • Not a soul approved this promotion when it was announced at the consistory.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete » by Duc de Saint-Simon
  • He was also Commander of the Order of the promotion of 1688.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete » by Duc de Saint-Simon

Antonyms for promotion

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