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.

    Etymology: From promotion.

  2. promotionnoun

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

    Etymology: From promotion.

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

How to pronounce promotion?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Saba Farzan:

    The world community with leadership by the Obama administration has thrown human rights under the Persian rug -- literally. Democracy promotion has been sacrificed for the sake of talking endlessly to those who oppress Iranians terribly.

  2. Tianna Spears:

    Mexico City is not Mexico City. You worry about career advancement. If you shake the table too much you may not receive the promotion, or that opportunity in the future.

  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

    Since we're here today for the movie promotion, we talk movies, that's the type of person he is.

  4. Mines Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi:

    I had hoped we can reach a point where it says 'I promise to pay the bearer in platinum equivalent' to add to the basket, so we are looking at internal promotion.

  5. Justice Anthony Kennedy:

    When you are dealing with a governmental agency, many critical points are matters of public concern, and is it not true that many teachers strongly disagree with the union position on teacher tenure, on merit pay, on merit promotion, on classroom size?

Images & Illustrations of promotion

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