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personal ad

noun [C] uk   us  
an advertisement that you put in a newspaper or magazine, often in order to find a sexual partner: He placed/put a personal ad in The Times.
Translations of “personal ad”
in Chinese (Traditional) (報紙或雜誌上的)徵婚(或徵友)廣告…
in Chinese (Simplified) (报纸或杂志上的)征婚(或征友)广告…
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