Definitions for Advertisementˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•ver•tise•mentˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-(n.)

  1. a paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc.

    Category: Business

  2. a public notice, esp. in print.

  3. the action of making generally known.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert(noun)

    a public promotion of some product or service

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. advertisement(noun)ˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-

    sth written or broadcast to sell a product; = ad

    an advertisement for a new car


  1. advertisement(Noun)

    A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.

    Companies try to sell their products using advertisements in form of placards, television spots and print publications.

  2. advertisement(Noun)

    A public notice.

    The city council placed an advertisement in the local newspaper to inform its residents of the forthcoming roadworks.

  3. advertisement(Noun)

    A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.

    The people gave a good advertisement for Wiktionary.

  4. Origin: From advertissement, compare French avertissement. See advertise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advertisement(noun)

    the act of informing or notifying; notification

  2. Advertisement(noun)

    admonition; advice; warning

  3. Advertisement(noun)

    a public notice, especially a paid notice in some public print; anything that advertises; as, a newspaper containing many advertisements

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Advertisement' in Nouns Frequency: #1723

Translations for Advertisement

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(also ad

an advertisement for toothpaste on television; She replied to my advertisement for a secretary.

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