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English definition of “classified ad”

classified ad

noun [C]     (also classified) informal
a small advertisement that you put in a newspaper or a magazine, usually because you want to sell or buy something or to find or offer a jobAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingHeadlines and features in newspapers and magazines
(Definition of classified ad noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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