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  • verb Present participle of popularise.


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  • Ace film maker and director, Mr. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, representing the organisers at a press parley held early in the week, informed that the festival, heavily backed by the Nigerian High Commission in Canada, is conceived as a direct response to the idea of popularising Nollywood movies, especially in North American countries.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Their subject was the possibilities of "popularising" the new cosmology of the great French astronomer Pierre-Simon Laplace, whose work, Mécanique céleste, was regarded as second only to Newton's Principia.

    The Royal Society's lost women scientists

  • The AU's Executive Council established and charged the Committee of 10 with the responsibility of "popularising" and mobilising support for Africa's position regarding the reform of the UN

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • -- That ideas should be forwarded for "popularising" Parliament.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The present, however, is an age for "popularising" knowledge; and your work has assumed that task as one of its functions.

    Notes and Queries, Number 47, September 21, 1850

  • It also blamed TV shows and the internet for "popularising" hatred.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • 'gutted,' and form articles in magazines, illustrated by the original plates; lectures, after having served their primary purpose, are published in a similar manner; even scientific works now appear first in the magazines which are devoted to science before performing their mission of 'popularising' their subject.

    Some Private Views

  • As mathematician Marcus du Sautoy begins his new job popularising science, he explains why most of us have the wrong idea about maths

    Ian Porteous obituary

  • But Kenrick, unlike many popularising authors, displays a fine scientific modesty and generosity to the reader in pointing out where different explanations are possible.

    Et cetera: Steven Poole's non-fiction reviews

  • I urge the Police to seek and destroy all literature relating to Christopher Robin for popularising this kind of disgraceful behaviour.

    Belmarsh Prison 'Out of Space'


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