What does ADVERTISING mean?

Definitions for ADVERTISING
ˈæd vərˌtaɪ zɪŋad·ver·tis·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertnoun

    a public promotion of some product or service

  2. advertising, publicizingnoun

    the business of drawing public attention to goods and services

Wiktionary

  1. advertisingnoun

    communication whose purpose is to influence potential customers about products and services

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Advertising or Advertisingpart. adj.

    Active in giving intelligence; monitory: a word not now in use.

    Etymology: from advertise.

    As I was then
    Advertising, and holy to your business,
    Not changing heart with habit, I am still
    Attornied at your service. William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure.

Wikipedia

  1. Advertising

    Advertising is the practice and techniques employed to bring attention to a product or service. Advertising aims to put a product or service in the spotlight in hopes of drawing it attention from consumers. It is typically used to promote a specific good or service, but there are wide range of uses, the most common being the commercial advertisement. Commercial advertisements often seek to generate increased consumption of their products or services through "branding", which associates a product name or image with certain qualities in the minds of consumers. On the other hand, ads that intend to elicit an immediate sale are known as direct-response advertising. Non-commercial entities that advertise more than consumer products or services include political parties, interest groups, religious organizations and governmental agencies. Non-profit organizations may use free modes of persuasion, such as a public service announcement. Advertising may also help to reassure employees or shareholders that a company is viable or successful. In the 19th century, soap businesses were among the first to employ large-scale advertising campaigns. Thomas J. Barratt was hired by Pears to be its brand manager—the first of its kind—and in addition to creating slogans and images he recruited West End stage actress and socialite Lillie Langtry to become the poster-girl for Pears, making her the first celebrity to endorse a commercial product. Modern advertising originated with the techniques introduced with tobacco advertising in the 1920s, most significantly with the campaigns of Edward Bernays, considered the founder of modern, "Madison Avenue" advertising.Worldwide spending on advertising in 2015 amounted to an estimated US$529.43 billion. Advertising's projected distribution for 2017 was 40.4% on TV, 33.3% on digital, 9% on newspapers, 6.9% on magazines, 5.8% on outdoor and 4.3% on radio. Internationally, the largest ("Big Five") advertising agency groups are Omnicom, WPP, Publicis, Interpublic, and Dentsu.In Latin, advertere means "to turn towards".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advertising

    of Advertise

Freebase

  1. Advertising

    Advertising or advertizing is a form of communication for marketing and used to encourage, persuade, or manipulate an audience to continue or take some new action. Most commonly, the desired result is to drive consumer behavior with respect to a commercial offering, although political and ideological advertising is also common. This type of work belongs to a category called affective labor. In Latin, ad vertere means "to turn the mind toward." The purpose of advertising may also be to reassure employees or shareholders that a company is viable or successful. Advertising messages are usually paid for by sponsors and viewed via various traditional media; including mass media such as newspaper, magazines, television commercial, radio advertisement, outdoor advertising or direct mail; or new media such as blogs, websites or text messages. Commercial advertisers often seek to generate increased consumption of their products or services through "branding," which involves associating a product name or image with certain qualities in the minds of consumers. Non-commercial advertisers who spend money to advertise items other than a consumer product or service include political parties, interest groups, religious organizations and governmental agencies. Nonprofit organizations may rely on free modes of persuasion, such as a public service announcement.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. advertising

    The education of the public as to who you are, where you are, and what you have to offer in way of skill, talent or commodity. The only man who should not advertise is the man who has nothing to offer the world in way of commodity or service.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADVERTISING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2649

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADVERTISING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1822

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADVERTISING' in Nouns Frequency: #1097

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADVERTISING in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADVERTISING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of ADVERTISING in a Sentence

  1. Clay Travis:

    Before they pay anybody else, before they pay for all of the facility. Before they pay for anything, they have to get to $14.6 million in advertising revenue just to justify being able to make $100,000 on this show, there are going to be a lot of ESPN employees that watch this show and they’re going to sit around and say: ‘Wait a minute. They fired hundreds of people at this company. How many of them could they have kept and let Michelle Beadle go?’.

  2. Kellogg Company spokesperson Kris Charles:

    As a founding member of the (Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative) and a member of 15 similar initiatives worldwide, we believe self-regulation works and we are actively involved in industry efforts to strengthen the self-regulatory process.

  3. Eric Wilson:

    I've been surprised at how little the Biden campaign is investing in online advertising.

  4. Bill Robles:

    I had been an illustrator in the advertising field, doing everything from aerospace to advertising to schoolbooks, and then the Manson murders came up.

  5. Vilhjalmur Stefansson:

    What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.

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  • Yömif Kënya
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    advsing someone to use or take part in using goods or service.
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