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.

[ It. f. mod.L congregatio de propaganda fide congregation for propagation of the faith ]

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