Meaning of “Madison Avenue” in the English Dictionary

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

"Madison Avenue" in American English

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Madison Avenuenoun [ U ]

us /ˈmæd·ə·sən ˈæv·əˌnu, -ˌnju/

the advertising industry in the US

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"Madison Avenue" in Business English

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Madison Avenuenoun [ U ]

uk us MARKETING

a street in New York City where many advertising agencies have offices, and which is often used to refer to the US advertising industry as a whole:

The flashy ad campaign shows what Madison Avenue can do.

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