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classified adnoun [C]

uk   /ˌklæs.ɪ.faɪd ˈæd/  us   /ˌklæs.ɪ.faɪd ˈæd/ (also classified, US also want ad)
(Definition of classified ad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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classified (ad)noun [C]

 us   /ˈklæs·əˌfɑɪd (ˌæd)/ (also want ad)
a small advertisement in a newspaper or magazine offering or requesting a job, furniture, cars, houses, etc.
(Definition of classified (ad) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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classified adnoun [C]

uk   us   (also classified advertisement, also want ad, also UK small ad) HR, MARKETING
one of the small advertisements in a newspaper, magazine, or on a website that offers a job or to sell or buy something: To find job opportunities in your area, look through classified ads and sign up with local employment recruiters. More than 30 million classified ads are posted on Craigslist each month. Their internet career sections function in a similar way to classified advertisements in a national newspaper.
(Definition of classified ad from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “classified ad”
in Chinese (Simplified) (报刊上的)分类广告…
in Turkish küçük ilanlar…
in Russian объявление в газете…
in Chinese (Traditional) (報刊上的)分類廣告…
in Polish ogłoszenie drobne…
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