Meaning of “banner” in the English Dictionary

"banner" in British English

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

"banner" in American English

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bannernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæn·ər/

a strip of material showing a name, such as of a sports team, or a message, which is often put in a place where it can be seen by many people:

The museum had a huge banner over its front entrance advertising its current show.

A banner year is an unusually good year:

This is clearly not a banner year for Canadian poetry.

(Definition of “banner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"banner" in Business English

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bannernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbænər/ us

MARKETING a banner ad

an idea or principle that is strongly supported by someone:

She ran for office under the banner of reform and change.


uk /ˈbænər/ us

better than others:

This has been a banner year for the construction industry.

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