Definition of propagation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    propagation

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌprɒpəˈɡeɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌprɑːpəˈɡeɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1(formal) the act of spreading ideas, beliefs or information among many people the propagation of the Christian gospel
  2. 2(specialist) the act of producing new plants from a parent plant a book on seed propagation of shrubs and trees