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"poster" in British English

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posternoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.stər/  us   /ˈpoʊ.stɚ/
  • poster noun [C] (PICTURE)

A2 a ​largeprintedpicture, ​photograph, or ​notice that you ​stick or ​pin to a ​wall or ​board, usually for ​decoration or to ​advertise something: The ​children put up posters on the ​classroomwalls. We ​noticed a poster ​advertising a ​circus.
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  • poster noun [C] (PERSON)

internet & telecoms someone who ​publishes something such as a ​message or ​picture on a ​website or using socialmedia: There was a ​livelydebate on the ​messageboards, with many posters ​arguing against the ​plan.
(Definition of poster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"poster" in American English

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posternoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊ·stər/
a ​largeprintedpicture or ​notice put up for ​advertising or ​decoration: She had a poster of some ​rockstar on the ​wall.
(Definition of poster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"poster" in Business English

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posternoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpəʊstər/ MARKETING
a large ​printedpicture, photograph, etc., that is used to ​advertise something in a ​publicplace: The ​company has been ​running a large ​advertisingcampaign on ​television, ​billboards, and posters on London Underground ​trains. display/​distribute/put up posters a promotional poster a poster ​campaign poster ​advertising
(Definition of poster from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “poster”
in Korean 포스터…
in Arabic مُلْصَق…
in Malaysian poster…
in French affiche…
in Russian плакат, афиша…
in Chinese (Traditional) 招貼,海報, 佈告…
in Italian poster, manifesto…
in Turkish afiş, poster…
in Polish plakat…
in Spanish póster, cartel…
in Vietnamese áp phích…
in Portuguese pôster…
in Thai โปสเตอร์…
in German das Plakat…
in Catalan pòster, cartell…
in Japanese ポスター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 招贴,海报, 布告…
in Indonesian poster…
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