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propagate

US [ˈprɑpəˌɡeɪt]
UK [ˈprɒpəɡeɪt]
  • v.传播;繁殖;宣传;增殖
  • Web普及;宣扬;传播法向
Simple Present:propagates  Present Participle:propagating  Past Tense:propagated  
propagate
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
传播;宣传to spread an idea, a belief or a piece of information among many people
Television advertising propagates a false image of the ideal family.
电视广告传播着理想家庭的一种假象。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
繁殖;增殖to produce new plants from a parent plant
The plant can be propagated from seed.
这种植物可由种子繁殖。
Plants won't propagate in these conditions.
植物在这种条件下不能繁殖。

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