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. Bob Smietana:

    Colin Powells folks won't stop with their promotion of vaccine skepticism and alternative treatments for Covid because they see that as continuing the good fight.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Bitter an employee from inside but a big sweet talker to own employer, senior, co-worker & outside clients, better the chance of him getting regularly remuneration hike and promotion in the private sector organization.

  3. Paul Whelan:

    I think it was his friend who is a Russian FSB Officer who thought he could get a promotion by selling out a friend and who entrapped Paul for his own benefit, paul has actually suggested -- according to Russian media -- during the trial that he had loaned this FSB officer money and this FSB officer didnt want to pay him back.

  4. Daniel Jones:

    The promotion of violence on these fringe channels are explicit, and include instructions on weapon modifications and combat techniques, the FBI appears to be taking these threats seriously, but disciplined lone wolf actors, regardless of ideology, are extremely difficult to track.

  5. Megan Rapinoe:

    So whether that is youth teams or staffing for each team or promotion and sponsorship, you know, advertising for both teams, I don't think that that is equal yet, so yes we are fighting for equal compensation but we are also fighting for this larger picture of investment in both programs equally.

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