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advertisement

noun [C]
 
 
/ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt/ US   /ˌædvərˈtaɪzmənt/ ( also commercial, UK also advert, informal ad)
MARKETING a picture, sign, etc. that is used to make a product or service known and persuade people to buy it: an advertisement for sth Her first modelling job was in an advertisement for baked beans.place/put an advertisement somewhere They have started to place advertisements in popular magazines.run an advertisement Like other blogs, his sites run advertisements for debt-reduction services.an advertisement features/shows sth The advertisement features a father reading a bedtime story to his young daughter. a television/newspaper/internet, etc. advertisement A full-page advertisement costs £600 in her publication.
( also job advertisement) WORKPLACE, HR a short piece of writing, for example in a newspaper or on the internet, that advertises a job with a particular company or organization: an advertisement for sth He spotted a job advertisement for a reporter on a current affairs TV program.place/run an advertisement The second option was to place an advertisement of the vacancy.reply to/respond to/answer an advertisement When you answer an advertisement, look for words that ask directly about your skills and experience. →  Compare classified ad →  See also banner ad , button ad , classified advertisement , display advertisement
Translations of “advertisement”
in Korean 광고…
in Arabic إعلان…
in Portuguese anúncio…
in Catalan anunci…
in Japanese 広告, 宣伝…
in Italian pubblicità, annuncio pubblicitario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廣告, 啟事…
in Russian реклама…
in Turkish resim, film, şarkı ve benzeri ilanlar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 广告, 启事…
in Polish reklama, ogłoszenie…
(Definition of advertisement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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