Translation of "advertisement" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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advertisementnoun [ C ]

uk /ədˈvɜː.tɪs.mənt/ us /ˈæd.vɝː.taɪz.mənt/

A2 informal ad, UK also informal advert a picture, short film, song, etc. that tries to persuade people to buy a product or service, or a piece of text that tells people about a job, etc.

广告;启事
a television/newspaper advertisement for a new car 为一款新车做的电视/报纸广告
She scanned the job/property advertisements in the paper. 她浏览了一下报纸的招聘/房地产广告。
be an advertisement for sth

If you are an advertisement for something, you show its good effects.

现身说法宣传…的好处;是…的活广告
I'm afraid I'm not a very good advertisement for the diet since I've actually put on weight! 恐怕我不是这套减肥饮食计划的活广告,因为我的体重实际上是增加了!

More examples

  • That advertisement is demeaning to women.
  • We've been deluged with replies to our advertisement.
  • Responses to our advertisement have been disappointing.
  • Both men and women have complained about the advertisement.
  • That's a very effective advertisement - it really jumps out at you.

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