Meaning of PROPAGANDA in English

PROPAGANDA

■ noun

1》 information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view.

↘the dissemination of such information.

2》 ( Propaganda ) a committee of Roman Catholic cardinals responsible for foreign missions.

Origin

Ital., from mod. L. congregatio de ~ fide 'congregation for propagation of the faith'.

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.