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propagate

美国发音:['prɑpə.ɡeɪt]
英国发音:['prɒpəɡeɪt]

[v]
英语解释:if an animal, cell, etc. propagates it increases in number by reproduction
常见翻译:增殖,繁殖;普及,传播,蔓延

1 [of an idea, belief, and information] spread 2 produce new plants from a parent plant.
When you propagate an idea, belief or information you spread it among a number of people. A prophet wants his ideas to be propagated, that is, to be spread among as many people as possible. The disciples of Jesus propagated his message of love and kindness, that is, they spread his message among a number of people. Plants propagate in favorable conditions. That is, in favorable conditions plants grow or multiply from a parent plant.