- promotion pro*mo"tion (pr[-o]*m[=o]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. promotio:
cf. F. promotion.]
The act of promoting, advancing, or encouraging; the act of
exalting in rank or honor; also, the condition of being
advanced, encouraged, or exalted in honor; preferment.
Promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. --Ps. lxxv. 6. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.