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promote (one) to (something)

To elevate one in rank or position within a corporate or military hierarchy. Often used in passive constructions. They promoted her to General Manager after just over a year in her job as an editor. For his years of service, the President promoted the Colonel Wilks to Major General.
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promote (one) from (something) to (something else)

To elevate one from a particular rank or position within a corporate or military hierarchy to a higher one. Often used in passive constructions. They promoted her from Regional Manager to General Manager after just over a year in the position. For his years of service, the President promoted Wilks from Colonel to Major General.
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promote someone (from something) (to something)

to raise someone's rank from something to something. They promoted her from teller to vice president. Carl promoted his daughter to supervisor.
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Bisexuality is not the way we're all born, a general, malleable capacity that meant sexual orientation was a "lifestyle choice," a promotable thing, something society could change.
Offering "high-level exposure" as such doesn't influence today's promotable manager the way it once did.
The domestic economy is deprived further of millions of employed persons who are not promotable despite their intuitive abilities, because they lack the skills to communicate and respond.
If you are a supervisor, you want the largest possible pool of promotable subordinates from which to choose.
"The day I raised my hand and I was no longer a (sergeant first class) promotable and was now a second lieutenant, I cried because I felt like an NCO through and through and now I was leaving it," said Hawkins.
The UBC's long-range view of its members' careers and its investment in its members include the recognition that collaborative leadership, communication skills, speaking ability and all aspects of professionalism are also aspects of skills needed to be productive and promotable employees.
Whether it is the captain coming back to attend the MI Captain's Career Course; the chief warrant officer coming back to attend the Warrant Officer Advanced Course, or the promotable sergeant coming to attend the Advanced Leader Course; the cadre at Fort Huachuca strive to level the knowledge base for MI mid-career professionals.
Michaels and the firm's other equity-raising specialists on placing highly structured, passive, promotable equity capital for developers in New York and around the world.
But based on reaction to the movie and the prospect of reuniting a star with such a promotable concept, it's hard to fault the network for taking another whack at it.
He is the author of "The SPEED of Trust," a groundbreaking and paradigm-shifting book that challenges our age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue and instead demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver—a learnable and measurable skill that makes organizations more profitable, people more promotable, and relationships more energizing.
We first read the 725 personnel files of all FS-03 Generalists eligible for promotion and rated them as "P" for promotable or "M" for mid-ranked.
The "club" trend is here to stay due to the shear volume of varieties that have been planted in the previous four years and are just now moving into promotable volume levels.
However, impressive as it, a list is not really promotable as a major tourist attraction.
* All MOS 42A noncommissioned officers in the grades of staff sergeant (promotable), sergeant first class, or master sergeant who have completed the AG Senior Leader Course.
Regular Army captains or captains promotable, with less than nine years of active federal commissioned service, may participate in the OSMPP.