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    bizt is offline Newbie
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    Default Is this the correct use of "propagate"?

    I have a sentence...

    "New method in cancer operation and how can we propagate it throughout Japan"

    Basically, I will do a presentation on advanced operations in treating cancer. During the presentation I want to discuss how to spread this practice throughout Japan, in other hospitals. Is this the correct usage of "propagate"? Or should I work it differently? Is "propagate" the wrong verb to use?

    Any reply would be much appreciated. Thank you


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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: Is this the correct use of "propagate"?

    I prefer 'promulgate' or 'disseminate', bitz; 'propagate' sounds a bit agricultural.

    Would 'cancer surgery' be better than 'cancer operation'?

    Your quoted text looks like a title, as it's not a sentence. It should read ' we can...'

    Last edited by Rover_KE; 24-Jul-2013 at 08:15.

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