Meaning of PROPAGANDA in English

PROPAGANDA

n.1 a an organized programme of publicity, selected information, etc., used to propagate a doctrine, practice, etc. b usu. derog. the information, doctrines, etc., propagated in this way.

2 (Propaganda) RC Ch. a committee of cardinals responsible for foreign missions.

Etymology: It. f. mod.L congregatio de propaganda fide congregation for propagation of the faith

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.