Translation of "advertise" - English-Traditional 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

(尤指為了推銷某物)登廣告,做廣告,宣傳;公佈;徵聘
We advertised our car in the local newspaper. 我們在當地報紙上登了廣告出售我們的轎車。
He advertises his services on the company notice board. 他在公司的佈告版上張貼廣告來宣傳其服務業務。
I'm going to advertise for (= put a notice in the newspaper, local shop, etc., asking for) someone to clean my house. 我打算登廣告僱個人來做家庭清潔。
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. 去應徵其他的工作沒有害處。但如果是我的話,我就不會在上班時張揚這件事。

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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)