tout

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tout someone or something around

to promote and boost someone or something publicly. He is touting his favorite candidate around, hoping to get a few votes for her. Roger is touting his book around, trying to boost sales.
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tout someone or something as something

to present someone or something as a beneficial type of person or something. Joel touted his candidate as the best of all. Ann touted her medicine as a cure-all.
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tout suite

right away; with all haste. (Pronounced "toot sweet." From French toute de suite.) John: Come on, get this finished! Bob: I'm trying. John: Tout suite! Get moving! "I want this mess cleaned up, tout suite!" shouted Sally, hands on her hips and steaming with rage.
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tout as

v.
To promote or praise someone or something by comparing them to some ideal: The press is touting the young basketball player as the next Michael Jordan.
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tout for

v.
To seek to obtain something by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application; solicit something: We could hear the street vendors touting for business.
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In the absence of other factors, such as materially false and misleading statements or undisclosed selling by the touters into demand created by their touting (known as "scalping"), criminal authorities have thus far chosen not to prosecute pure touting cases.
For example, one piece of malfunctioning printer software appeared to network administrators to he attacking touters, when it was just looking for a printer.
31) In October of 1998, an SEC-conducted Internet fraud sweep that focused on illegal touting revealed that nearly $7 million in cash and over two million shares were garnered by just forty-four illegal touters.
New, high-profile Touters taking advantage of Tout's real-time broadcast capability have included entertainment personalities and major media outlets such as CBS's Survivor host Jeff Probst, ABC's Good Morning America, and ESPN's Fantasy Football Now.
Also in the batch processing area are: two Heian CNC touters with 5-foot-by-5-foot tables, a Heian machining center with an automatic tool changer and V-grooving head; a Komo CNC router: Accu-Systems drilling and dowel inserters; and a Torwegge double-end tenoner.
The IPLMS will collect network information from the switches and touters in the network, analyze the information and provide the IT manager with an end-to-end connectivity map of the physical layer.
Securities and Exchanges Commission announced today its first nationwide crackdown on Internet stock touters -- the subject of a three-part investigative series this past June by Bloomberg News' Susan Antilla.
The nesting capability of the touters also has enabled the company to offer other added-value services on its casework.
Manufacturers of materials handling, gluing equipment, dust collection, fingerjointers, moulders, planers, cut-off and rip saws, touters, tenoners, CNC machinery, dry kilns, optimizing equipment, finishing systems, yield improvement systems, tooling, software and business solutions are represented.