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spread the word

To disseminate a specific piece of information. Hey, the game is canceled due to the rain—spread the word. The goal of this program is to spread the word about the dangers of opioids.
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spread the word

to tell many people some kind of information. I need to spread the word that the meeting is canceled for this afternoon.
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spread the ˈword

tell people about something: Because of her contacts in the business world, he asked Kate to spread the word about his latest venture. OPPOSITE: keep something to yourself
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That he had lost no time in racing homeward and spreading the word of my coming was evidenced when we had come within sight of the clearing, and the village--the first real village, by the way, that I had ever seen constructed by human Pellucidarians.
The society is further spreading the word of mental health and promoting hotlines for people to call if they're victims of domestic violence.
Bayard subscribers donate in whatever way they can for the company's objective of spreading the Word of God, Antoni said.
10 years ago A NUN travelling the world with a 3ft Virgin Mary statue was spreading the word on the streets of Middlesbrough.
Cllr Jane Corbett said: "These events are a fun way of spreading the word about the benefits.
HOTEL staff will be spreading the word about coastal attractions in a tourist drive.
You guys are always spotlighting smaller independent 'zines in Lundry's section, showing different up-and-corner's artwork, spreading the word on new bands, or printing poetry You used my buddy Sean's story about the SOTY video premiere.
Since then I have been very passionate in spreading the word about the goals of Idaho Votes No and how we will win on November 7.
But for him the championship is about spreading the word of the art of sumo.
The Keyfund Federation, an education programme for young people aged 11 to 25, is spreading the word about its work using a new portal.
Because this new work would bring to life paintings of the Gullah people (who have, in their dialect and customs, retained their African roots), he tried even harder, spreading the word nationally.
It's a resource for youth advocates across the country interested in becoming more involved in taking action, changing policy, and spreading the word about Big Tobacco's manipulation, lies, and history of targeting kids.
Throughout these travels, we are advocates, spreading the word about music making and MTNA.
Under the mantra that long-term care providers and consumers are not adversaries, but collaborators in promoting quality care, Abrams has since committed more than $5 million and all of his time to spreading the word about the MyZiva platform, which he believes will create a true nursing home community.