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  • 1 Advertisement — Ad*ver tise*ment ([a^]d*v[ e]r t[i^]z*ment or [a^]d v[ e]r*t[imac]z ment; 277), n. [F. avertisement, formerly also spelled advertissement, a warning, giving notice, fr. avertir.] 1. The act of informing or notifying; notification. [Archaic] [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 advertisement — index publication (disclosure), publicity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 advertisement …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 advertisement — /əd və:tismənt/, it. /ad vɛrtizment/ s. ingl. [da (to ) advertise fare pubblicità ], usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [messaggio di carattere economico o pubblicitario] ▶◀ annuncio, avviso, inserzione, réclame. ⇑ pubblicità …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 4 advertisement — (n.) early 15c., written statement calling attention to something, public notice (of anything, but often of a sale); from M.Fr. avertissement, from stem of avertir (see ADVERTISE (Cf. advertise)). Meaning public notice (usually paid), the main… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 advertisement — (Brit.) ad·ver·tise·ment || É™d vɜːtɪsmÉ™nt n. act of advertising, promotion, drawing attention to, act of promoting (generally in order to sell goods or services); public announcement or printed notice designed to attract attention; ad;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 advertisement — /adˈvertizment, adverˈtaizment, ingl. ədˈvYːtɪsmənt, ˌædvəːˈtaɪzmənt/ [da to advertise «fare pubblicità»] s. m. inv. annuncio pubblicitario, inserzione …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 7 advertisement — publication, announcement, broadcasting, proclamation, promulgation, declaration (see under DECLARE) Analogous words: *publicity, ballyhoo, promotion, propaganda …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 advertisement — is pronounced with the main stress on the second syllable in RP, but often on the third syllable (ad vǝ tiyz mǝnt) in many regional varieties of English …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 advertisement — [n] public notice of sale ad, announcement, bill, blurb, broadcast, circular, classified ad, commercial, communication, declaration, display, endorsement, exhibit, exhibition, flyer, literature, notice, notification, placard, plug, poster,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 advertisement — ► NOUN ▪ a notice or display advertising something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 advertisement — [ad΄vər tīz′mənt; əd vʉr′tiz mənt, əd vʉr′tismənt] n. 1. the act of advertising 2. a public notice or announcement, usually paid for, as of things for sale, needs, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 advertisement — US /ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt/ US  /ˌædvərˈtaɪzmənt/ noun [C] (also commercial, UK also advert, INFORMAL ad) ► MARKETING a picture, sign, etc. that is used to make a product or service known and persuade people to buy it: an advertisement for sth »Her first… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 advertisement — ad|ver|tise|ment S3 [ədˈvə:tısmənt US ˌædvərˈtaız ] n 1.) also ad informal advert BrE a picture, set of words, or a short film, which is intended to persuade people to buy a product or use a service, or that gives information about a job that is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 advertisement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ discreet ▪ misleading ▪ classified, front page, full page ▪ The classified …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 advertisement — n. 1) to place, publish, run an advertisement for (to run an advertisement for a used car) 2) a classified; full page advertisement * * * [əd vɜːtɪsmənt] full page advertisement publish run an advertisement for (to run an advertisement for a used …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 advertisement — [[t]ædvɜ͟ː(r)tɪsmənt, AM æ̱dvə(r)ta͟ɪz [/t]] advertisements 1) N COUNT: oft N for n An advertisement is an announcement in a newspaper, on television, or on a poster about something such as a product, event, or job. [WRITTEN] Miss Parrish… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 advertisement —   Ho olaha, ōlelo ho olaha.    ♦ Advertisement, for sale, ho olaha kū ai, ho olaha ho olilo.    ♦ Advertisement, for rent, ho olaha ho olimalima.    ♦ Advertisement, help wanted, ho olaha limahana …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 18 advertisement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. announcement, [public] notice; commercial, [want, classified, personal, etc. ] ad; advert, advertorial, plug, blurb (all inf.); publicity. See publication. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A public notice] Syn …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 advertisement */*/ — UK [ədˈvɜː(r)tɪsmənt] / US [ædˈvɜrtɪsmənt] / US [ˌædvərˈtaɪzmənt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms advertisement : singular advertisement plural advertisements a short film on television or short article on radio that is intended to… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 advertisement — /ad veuhr tuyz meuhnt, ad verr tis meuhnt, tiz /, n. 1. a paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc. 2. a public notice, esp. in print. 3. the action of making generally known; a calling to… …

    Universalium

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