Translation of "advertise" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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advertiseverb [ T or I ]

uk /ˈæd.və.taɪz/ us /ˈæd.vɚ.taɪz/

B1 to make something known generally or in public, especially in order to sell it

(尤指为了销售某物)登广告,做广告,宣传;公布;征聘
We advertised our car in the local newspaper. 我们在当地报纸上登了广告出售我们的轿车。
He advertises his services on the company notice board. 他在公司的布告牌上张贴广告来宣传其服务业务。
I'm going to advertise for (= put a notice in the newspaper, local shop, etc., asking for) someone to clean my house. 我打算登广告雇个人来做家庭保洁。
There's no harm in applying for other jobs, but if I were you, I wouldn't advertise the fact (= make it generally known) at work. 去应聘其他的工作没有害处。但如果是我的话,我就不会在上班时张扬这件事。

More examples

  • They advertise clothes 'for the fuller figure'.
  • It is most expensive to advertise at peak viewing times.
  • The concert was well enough advertised but ticket sales were poor.
  • Teaching posts are advertised in Tuesday's edition of the paper.
  • The market for those dreadful compilation records you see advertised on TV is just another of life's great mysteries.

(Translation of “advertise” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)