Meaning of “advert” in the English Dictionary

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"advert" in British English

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advertnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæd.vɜːt/ us /ˈæd.vɝːt/ UK

B1 an advertisement:

an advert for the local radio station

More examples

  • The advert said 'We are an equal opportunities employer'.
  • I put an advert in the paper to sell my bike but I haven't had any takers.

(Definition of “advert” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"advert" in Business English

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advertnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈædvɜːt/ us also commercial UK COMMERCE, MARKETING

an advertisement:

Their latest advert features world-famous tennis player, Roger Federer.
appear in an advert Big companies often pay celebrities to appear in their adverts.
see/read/answer an advert You often see adverts for various unit trusts and funds in newspapers.
advert for sth All adverts for alcohol are carefully regulated.
job adverts
The campaign kicked off with a full-page advert in 'The Wall Street Journal'.
a television/newspaper/radio advert

(Definition of “advert” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)