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Definition of "advertise" in Essential American English Dictionary

advertise

verb   /ˈæd·vərˌtɑɪz/ ( present participle advertising, past tense and past participle advertised)
B1 to tell people about a product or service, on television, on the Internet, in newspapers, etc., so that people will buy it: Companies are not allowed to advertise cigarettes on television.
B1 to put information in a newspaper, on the Internet, etc., asking for someone or something that you need: My company is advertising for a new receptionist.
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