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advertising

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈædvətaɪzɪŋ/ MARKETING
the activity of making products or services known about and persuading people to buy them: TV/online/radio advertising Understand how effective online advertising is and how different users react to different kinds of adverts.cigarette/tobacco/alcohol, etc. advertising They want to ban tobacco advertising on billboards. Around half of its $2.6m revenues last year came from advertising. The company has also halved its advertising budget, the simplest and easiest cost to cut. advertising costs/revenue an advertising strategy
the industry involved with making products or services known about and persuading people to buy them: She works in advertising.the advertising business/industry/sector Marketing on social networking sites is a fast-growing part of the online advertising business. an advertising executive/manager an advertising company/group
Translations of “advertising”
in Korean 광고업…
in Arabic الدعاية والإعلان…
in Portuguese publicidade…
in Catalan publicitat…
in Japanese 広告業(界)…
in Italian pubblicità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廣告(業)…
in Russian рекламный бизнес…
in Turkish reklam yapma, duyurma, ilan etme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 广告(业)…
in Polish reklama…
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