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propaganda

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When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.
Edward Frederic Benson
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English

Pronunciation

  • (US)
    • IPA: /ˌprɑpəˈɡændə/
    • SAMPA: /%prAp@"g{nd@/

Etymology

From Modern [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] propaganda, short for Congregatio de Propaganda Fide "congregation for propagating the faith", a committee of cardinals established 1622 by Gregory XV to supervise foreign missions, prop. ablative female gerundive of Latin propagare (see propagation). Modern political sense dates from World War I, not originally pejorative.

Noun

Singular
propaganda

Plural
-

propaganda (-)
  1. A concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behavior of large numbers of people.

Translations


Czech

Noun

propaganda f.

  1. propaganda

Dutch

Noun

propaganda f.

  1. propaganda.

Finnish

(index pr)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈpropɑgɑndɑ/
  • Hyphenation: pro·pa·gan·da

Noun

propaganda

  1. propaganda

Declension


Italian

Noun

propaganda f. (plural propagande)

  1. propaganda

Verb

propaganda

  1. Third-person singular present tense of propagandare.
  2. Second-person singular imperative of propagandare.

Norwegian

Etymology

From Modern [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:no:Template:lang:la derivations]]; see etymology for the English entry

Noun

propaganda m. (definite singular propagandaen; uncountable)

  1. propaganda

Derived terms

Related terms

Compounds

References

  • propaganda” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.
  • propaganda” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Polish

Noun

propaganda

  1. propaganda.

Portuguese

Noun

propaganda f.

  1. propaganda.
  2. advertisement, commercial.

Spanish

Noun

propaganda f.

  1. propaganda.

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