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"personal ad" in British English

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personal adnoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​advertisement that you put in a ​newspaper or ​magazine, often in ​order to ​find a ​sexualpartner: He ​placed/put a ​personal ad in The Times.
(Definition of personal ad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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personal adnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɜr·sə·nəl ˌæd/ (short form personal)
a ​shortadvertisement about yourself that you put in a ​newspaper or ​magazine in ​order to ​meet a ​romanticpartner
(Definition of personal ad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “personal ad”
in Chinese (Simplified) (报纸或杂志上的)征婚(或征友)广告…
in Chinese (Traditional) (報紙或雜誌上的)徵婚(或徵友)廣告…
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