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advertise

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈædvətaɪz/
MARKETING to make a product or service known about in order to sell it, for example using the internet, magazines, television, or billboards: Financial companies have changed the way they advertise. The product was heavily advertised in local media.advertise sth as sth The bond was originally advertised as "no liability to basic rate income tax". →  Compare promote , publicize
WORKPLACE, HR to make it known that a job or work is available, by putting an advertisement in a newspaper or on the internet: advertise for sth The company is advertising for a new commercial manager.
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