US: /pɹəˈmoʊt/
UK: /pɹəmˈə‍ʊt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

promote /promote/
  • ngoại động từ
    • thăng chức, thăng cấp, đề bạt; cho lên lớp
      • to be promoted sergeant: được thăng cấp trung sĩ
    • làm tăng tiến, đẩy mạnh, xúc tiến, khuyến khích
      • to promote learning: đẩy mạnh học tập
      • to promote health: làm tăng thêm sức khoẻ, bồi dưỡng sức khoẻ
      • to promote trade: đẩy mạnh việc buôn bán
    • đề xướng, sáng lập
      • to promote a new plan: đề xướng một kế hoạch mới
      • to promote a company: sáng lập một công ty
    • tích cực ủng hộ sự thông qua, vận động để thông qua (một đạo luật)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) quảng cáo bán (hàng, sản phẩm...)
    • (đánh cờ) nâng (quân tốt) thành quân đam (cờ đam)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) dùng thủ đoạn tước đoạt (cái gì)
    • (hoá học) xúc tiến (một phản ứng)

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb [VN]
1 to help sth to happen or develop: policies to promote economic growth + a campaign to promote awareness of environmental issues
2 ~ sth (as sth) to help sell a product, service, etc. or make it more popular by advertising it or offering it at a special price: The band has gone on tour to promote their new album. + The area is being promoted as a tourist destination.
3 ~ sb (from sth) (to sth) [often passive] to move sb to a higher rank or more senior job: She worked hard and was soon promoted. + He has been promoted to sergeant.
Antonym: DEMOTE
4 ~ sth (from sth) (to sth) to move a sports team from playing with one group of teams to playing in a better group: They were promoted to the First Division last season.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 help, further, encourage, assist, advance, support, forward, back, sanction, abet, aid, boost, foster, patronize, nurture, develop, inspirit, strengthen, stimulate, inspire:
Their continual bickering did little to promote domestic harmony. The sale of portable appliances has done much to promote the battery business
2 advance, move up, raise, upgrade, elevate, exalt, Colloq kick upstairs:
He is to be promoted to floor manager next month.
3 recommend, endorse, sponsor, support, espouse, commend, advocate, advance, champion, talk up, speak for, side with, present, call attention to:
She is promoting the cause of ecology in her campaign.
4 advertise, publicize, push, sell, Colloq beat the drum for, plug, Slang hype, Chiefly US ballyhoo:
They are promoting the new chewing-gum by giving out free samples in Trafalgar Square.

Collocation dictionary

1 encourage sth


The idea of equal opportunities was strongly promoted by many Labour MPs.
| actively, directly | indirectly | deliberately, intentionally
They claimed that the authorities had deliberately promoted and condoned the violence.


aim to, seek to, try to | help (to)
Basketball stars from the United States have helped promote the sport in Italy and Spain.
| be designed to
measures designed to promote economic growth
| be likely to | serve to, tend to
Bonus payments to staff serve to promote commitment to the company.


Young people's awareness of agricultural issues is promoted through publicity material.


be aimed at promoting sth, be widely promoted, a campaign/scheme to promote sth, efforts/measures to promote sth

2 advertise sth


aggressively, heavily
The new products have been very heavily promoted.
| widely


The town is now being promoted as a holiday destination.
| through
The company's products have been promoted mainly through advertising in newspapers.

Concise English dictionary

+contribute to the progress or growth of
+give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
+make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
+be changed for a superior chess or checker piece
+change a pawn for a king by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it the row closest to your opponent