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Promotor vs. Promoter

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Promotornoun

(academia) A full professor of a Dutch, Flanders, South African, or German university who acts as the principal supervisor of a student's doctoral research.

Promoternoun

One who promotes, particularly with respect to entertainment events or goods.

Promotornoun

(chemistry) A material that accelerates the action of a catalyst.

Promoternoun

(genetics) The section of DNA that controls the initiation of RNA transcription as a product of a gene.

Promoternoun

An accelerator of catalysis that is not itself a catalyst.

Promoternoun

One who, or that which, forwards, advances, or promotes; an encourager; as, a promoter of charity or philosophy.

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Promoternoun

Specifically, one who sets on foot, and takes the preliminary steps in, a scheme for the organization of a corporation, a joint-stock company, or the like.

Promoternoun

One who excites; as, a promoter of sedition.

Promoternoun

An informer; a makebate.

Promoternoun

The region of a DNA molecule to which RNA polymerase binds to initiate the process of transcription, i.e. the synthesis of RNA whose sequence is determined by the sequence of the DNA adjacent to the promoter site; also, the sequence of bases in the DNA at such a promoter site.

Promoternoun

A substance that increases the activity of a catalyst, when present in small quantity in the reaction mixture.

Promoternoun

someone who is an active supporter and advocate

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Promoternoun

a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments

Promoternoun

a person or company that finances or organizes a sporting event, concert, or theatrical production

‘a boxing promoter’;

Promoternoun

a person involved in setting up and funding a new company.

Promoternoun

a supporter of a cause or aim

‘Mitterrand was a fierce promoter of European integration’;

Promoternoun

an additive that increases the activity of a catalyst.

Promoternoun

a region of a DNA molecule which forms the site at which transcription of a gene starts.

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