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English definition of “advertise”

advertise

verb [T or I]     /ˈæd.və.taɪz/ US  /-vɚ-/
B1 to make something known generally or in public, especially in order to sell it: We advertised our car in the local newspaper. He advertises his services on the company notice board. I'm going to advertise for (= put a notice in the newspaper, local shop, etc., asking for) someone to clean my house. There's no harm in applying for other jobs, but if I were you, I wouldn't advertise the fact (= make it generally known) at work.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing advertiser     /ˈæd.və.taɪ.zər/ US  /-vɚ.taɪ.zɚ/ noun [C] While claiming to promote positive images of women, advertisers are in fact doing the very opposite.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
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