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Meaning of PROPAGANDA

Pronunciation:  `prâpu'gandu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause
 

PROPAGANDA is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: agitprop, info, information

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prop`a*gan"da\, n. [Abbrev. fr. L. de propaganda
fide: cf. F. propagande. See {Propagate}.]
1. (R. C. Ch.)
   (a) A congregation of cardinals, established in 1622,
       charged with the management of missions.
   (b) The college of the Propaganda, instituted by Urban
       VIII. (1623-1644) to educate priests for missions in
       all parts of the world.

2. Hence, any organization or plan for spreading a particular
   doctrine or a system of principles.

 

 

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