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promotion

  1. the means of bringing products to the attention of consumers and persuading them to buy those products. See PROMOTIONAL MIX, ADVERTISING, SALES PROMOTION, MERCHANDIZING, PERSONAL SELLING, PACKAGING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVES.
  2. the elevation of a person to a position of greater authority and responsibility. See ORGANIZATION CHART.
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Induction of the polyamine-biosynthetic enzymes in mouse epidermis by tumor promoting agents. Cancer Res.
The new channel will also have has its own website, offering the chance to download favourites such as Kylie Minogue's promoting Agent Provocateur underwear, as well as classics such as the JR Hartley Yellow Pages.
Techniques like chemical modification (grafting) [3, 4], physical modification (blending) [2], plasma treatment [5] or corona treatment of polymer surfaces [6], or using an adhesion promoting agent [ 7] are extensively used on an industrial scale.
A Japanese research team has succeeded in developing an efficient cancer promoting agent, and will announce their findings at an international conference in Honolulu to be held from Thursday, a research team member said Tuesday.
Ultraviolet light is both a cancer promoting agent and an immunosuppresant.
However, these pre-cancerous lesions will not surface as clinically detectable cancer unless they are stimulated by a promoting agent. There are many possible promoters, and they exert their effects over a long period of time.

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