What does promotion mean?

Definitions for promotion
prəˈmoʊ ʃənpro·mo·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, publicity, promotional material, packagingnoun

    a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution

    "the packaging of new ideas"

  2. promotionnoun

    act of raising in rank or position

  3. promotion, furtherance, advancementnoun

    encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

  4. forwarding, furtherance, promotionnoun

    the advancement of some enterprise

    "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"

Wiktionary

  1. promotionnoun

    An advancement in rank or position.

  2. promotionnoun

    Dissemination of information about a product, product line, brand, or company.

  3. Etymology: From promotion.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Promotionnoun

    Advancement; encouragement; exaltation to some new honour or rank; preferment.

    Etymology: promotion, Fr. from promote.

    Many fair promotions
    Are daily given to enoble those,
    That scarce, some two days since, were worth a noble. Sha.

    The high promotion of his grace of Canterbury,
    Who holds his state at door ’mongst pursuivants. William Shakespeare.

    My rising is thy fall,
    And my promotion will be thy destruction. John Milton.

    Thou youngest virgin-daughter of the skies,
    Made in the last promotion of the blest;
    Whose palms, new pluck’d from paradise,
    In spreading branches more sublimely rise. Dryden.

Freebase

  1. Promotion

    Promotion is one of the market mix elements, and a term used frequently in marketing. The specification of five promotional mix or promotional plan. These elements are personal selling, advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, and publicity. A promotional mix specifies how much attention to pay to each of the five subcategories, and how much money to budget for each. A promotional plan can have a wide range of objectives, including: sales increases, new product acceptance, creation of brand equity, positioning, competitive retaliations, or creation of a corporate image. Fundamentally, however there are three basic objectives of promotion. These are: ⁕To present information to consumers as well as others. ⁕To increase demand. ⁕To differentiate a product. There are different ways to promote a product in different areas of media. Promoters use internet advertisement, special events, endorsements, and newspapers to advertise their product. Many times with the purchase of a product there is an incentive like discounts, free items, or a contest. This is to increase the sales of a given product. The term "promotion" is usually an "in" expression used internally by the marketing company, but not normally to the public or the market - phrases like "special offer" are more common. An example of a fully integrated, long-term, large-scale promotion are My Coke Rewards and Pepsi Stuff. The UK version of My Coke Rewards is Coke Zone.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. promotion

    This word signifies, in military matters, the elevation of an individual to some appointment of greater rank and trust to the one he holds.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promotion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3031

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promotion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3991

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'promotion' in Nouns Frequency: #1176

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of promotion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of promotion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of promotion in a Sentence

  1. Rita Katz:

    This has increased the visibility of both campaigns. It is also certain that MAGA/Stop the Steal supporters will also participate in the D.C. event, given that it has been endorsed and promoted by Steve Bannon, although we have not yet seen the events being discussed by organized violent extremist groups such as the Proud Boys, the scale of promotion suggests significant participation, and it can not be ruled out that provocateurs and accelerationists will join.

  2. Jessica Martucci:

    We're not making any statements against the recommendation of breast-feeding overall, but are instead suggesting that the language of 'the natural' in breast-feeding promotion is slippery and potentially harmful to other public health goals, like vaccination.

  3. Butler:

    Hypocrisy will serve as well To propagate a church as zeal; As persecution and promotion Do equally advance devotion: So round white stones will serve, they say, As well as eggs, to make hens lay.

  4. Central Police Department:

    Instead of showing the strength and resilience of our community during this difficult time, Mr. Spell has chosen to embarrass us for his own self-promotion, this is not an issue over religious liberty, and its not about politics.

  5. James R. Cook:

    If you get a job or promotion because of your race or gender, it is no different than a subsidy. You get something you didn't earn, 'something for nothing.

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