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Madison Avenuenoun

/ˌmæd.ə.sən ˈæv.ə.njuː/  us   /ˌmæd.ə.sən ˈæv.ə.nu/
the ​advertisingindustry in the US, ​thought to be ​represented by the ​advertisingagenciesbased in Madison Avenue, New York
(Definition of Madison Avenue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Madison Avenuenoun [U]

 us   /ˈmæd·ə·sən ˈæv·əˌnu, -ˌnju/
the ​advertisingindustry in the US
(Definition of Madison Avenue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Madison Avenuenoun [U]

uk   us   MARKETING
a street in New York City where many advertisingagencies have ​offices, and which is often used to refer to the US ​advertisingindustry as a whole: The flashy ad ​campaignshows what Madison Avenue can do.
(Definition of Madison Avenue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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