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English definition of “promotion”

promotion

noun (ENCOURAGE)    /prəˈməʊ.ʃən/ US  /-ˈmoʊ-/
B2 [C or U] activities to advertise something: a sales promotion There was a promotion in the supermarket and they were giving away free glasses of wine . Obviously as sales manager he'll be very involved in the promotion and marketing of the product .Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing C1 [U] the act of encouraging something to happen or develop : the promotion of a healthy lifestyle Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of promotion noun (ENCOURAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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