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advertise

verb [T or I] uk   /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.
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advertiser
noun [C] uk   /ˈæd.və.taɪ.zər/  us   /-vɚ.taɪ.zɚ/
While claiming to promote positive images of women, advertisers are in fact doing the very opposite.
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