Definitions of Promoting

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Usage examples for Promoting

  1. I congratulate you, my Lord Mayor, on the happy notion of bringing together this assembly, which must have an equally happy effect in promoting good feeling both here and in the Colonies, inasmuch as it is a type of the union which ought to bind us together." – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  2. 5. Promoting Class Activities Out of Hours. – Principles of Teaching by Adam S. Bennion
  3. With regret I have to record that the Swiss press has played no part in promoting the mutual understanding, and I imagine that neither the French nor the British will forget the fact. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  4. At length the taste for wearing them became general; and thus fashion, which usually confines itself to worthless things, was seen for once in the honourable office of promoting the cause of justice, humanity, and freedom. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  5. The Whigs faced both ways, and since in England the truly valuable effect of extreme opinions is always to drive the majority into a middle course, they rose to power on that compromise which is represented by the Reform measures of 1832. The Reform Bill was accepted by the Utilitarians as an instalment of the rightful authority of the people over the conduct of public affairs, and therefore a provisional method of promoting their welfare. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  6. This will also be the means of establishing military posts and promoting settlements along the route. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. The Russian Government has shown so much zeal in promoting science, that I hope it will not be difficult to engage them in a kind of research so easy, so useful practically, and so interesting in its theoretical bearing. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  8. Also deals with the subject of Reform and Legislation for Morality, and yet continuing to emphasize, most emphatically of all, the necessity of right instruction as the surest means of promoting purity. – Almost A Man by Mary Wood-Allen
  9. In the mean while Temujin promised to enter at once into Vang Khan's service, and to devote himself faithfully to promoting the interests of his kind protector by every means in his power. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  10. Being adverse to the multiplication of species, I gave it the benefit of the doubt, and included it with T. quadricornis; but, as I have received one or two letters from writers whose opinions are entitled to consideration, I mention them here, merely stating that I still feel inclined to doubt the propriety of promoting sub- quadricornutus to the dignity of a species. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  11. The value, of anything within the range of human action, is to be estimated by its usefulness in promoting the happiness of man. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  12. To see, I repeat, the religious mother of Mrs. Carlton obviously governed in her zeal for promoting our union by motives as worldly as those of my poor father, who pretended to no religion at all, would have extremely lowered any respect which I might have previously been induced to entertain for characters of that description. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  13. Theodore Tilton solved the problem by removing me from the news department and promoting me to the editorial writing staff. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  14. If we do not improve the time the cowards will surrender, and the brave die fighting to the last, but unfortunately without promoting in the least the welfare of the fatherland." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  15. Agitation against slavery had been in great part a result of quickened Christian feeling, and, in a still greater degree, a promoting cause of it. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  16. Whether the promoting of industry should not be always in view, as the true and sole end, the rule and measure, of a national bank? – The Querist by George Berkley
  17. The good queen was deeply interested in promoting the native industries of India, and bought a large number of shawls every year from the best artists in Cashmere. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  18. It was his duty " to examine students for matriculation, maintain the observance of the Statutes by Professors, Students, Inferior Officers and all other resident members of the College, enforcing such observance by admonitions and punishments; to direct the students in their studies, promoting by all the means in his power their progress in Religion, and Learning; to preside over the Collegiate Exercises and regulate the Inferior Officers and Servants of the College." – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  19. Consequently, in May, 1668, the Court,- for promoting and establishing peace in the churches and plantations because of various apprehensions in matters of discipline respecting membership and baptism,- appointed a committee of influential men in the colony to search out the rules for discipline and see how far persons of " various apprehensions" could walk together in church fellowship. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  20. You are thereby giving him an opportunity of making other acquaintances, and are assisting your friend in still further promoting the purpose for which he gave him the introduction to yourself. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge