Meaning of “promotional” in the English Dictionary

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

"promotional" in American English

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promotionaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /prəˈmoʊ·ʃə·nəl/

designed to advertise something in order to sell it:

We picked up some promotional material on holiday tours to Europe.

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"promotional" in Business English

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uk /prəˈməʊʃənəl/ us MARKETING

for the purpose of advertising something:

promotional campaign/material/activity The brand enjoyed 11% sales growth in the period and was aided by new advertising and promotional activity.
promotional event/item/gift The reporters were flown to an expensive hotel and showered with promotional gifts.
promotional expenses/costs

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