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English definition of “advertise”

advertise

verb     /ˈædvətaɪz/
TRY TO SELL [I, T] B1 to tell people about a product or service, for example in newspapers or on television, in order to persuade them to buy it: Companies are not allowed to advertise cigarettes on television any more.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
ASK FOR [I] B1 to put information in a newspaper or on the Internet, asking for someone or something that you need: The university is advertising for administrative staff.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
advertiser noun [C] a company that advertises thingsAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
(Definition of advertise verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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