In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(para promover o desprestigiar una causa)propagandael aparato de propaganda de la dictadura — the propaganda apparatus of the dictatorship
- lo que prometieron en su propaganda electoral — what they promised in their election material (or advertisements etc.)
- el discurso del primer ministro fue pura propaganda electoral — the prime minister's speech was pure electoral propaganda
2Marketing Comercioadvertisinghacer propaganda de un producto/espectáculo — to advertise a product/show
- me regalaron un llavero de propaganda — they gave me a key ring with their name (or logo etc.) on it
- la revista no trae más que propaganda — the magazine has nothing but advertisements in it
- repartía propaganda de la agencia de viajes — she was handing out advertising leaflets / fliers for the travel agent's
- a ver cuando lo conocemos, le has hecho tanta propaganda — when are we going to meet him? you've talked so much about him
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