promoter

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 /prəˈməʊtə/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
pro•mot•er /prəˈmoʊtɚ/USA pronunciation   n. 
    [countable]
  1. a person who organizes and finances a sporting event or entertainment.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
pro•mot•er  (prə mōtər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person or thing that promotes, furthers, or encourages.
  2. a person who initiates or takes part in the organizing of a company, development of a project, etc.
  3. a person who organizes and provides financial backing for a sporting event or entertainment.
  4. Chemistryany substance that in small amounts is capable of increasing the activity of a catalyst.
  5. MetallurgyAlso called  collector. a water-repellent reagent enhancing the ability of certain ores to float so that they can be extracted by the flotation process.
  6. Genetics
    • a site on a DNA molecule at which RNA polymerase binds and initiates transcription.
    • a gene sequence that activates transcription.
  7. Drugs[Obs.]an informer.
  • Anglo-French
  • 1400–50; late Middle English; see promote, -er1; replacing earlier promotour


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

promoter /prəˈməʊtə/ n
  1. a person or thing that promotes
  2. a person who helps to organize, develop, or finance an undertaking
  3. a person who organizes and finances a sporting event, esp a boxing match



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