What does promotion mean?

Definitions for promotionprəˈmoʊ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word promotion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging(noun)

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

    "the packaging of new ideas"

  2. promotion(noun)

    act of raising in rank or position

  3. promotion, furtherance, advancement(noun)

    encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

  4. forwarding, furtherance, promotion(noun)

    the advancement of some enterprise

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


  1. promotion(Noun)

    An advancement in rank or position.

  2. promotion(Noun)

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

  3. Origin: From promotion.


  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.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Murali Srinivasan:

    We are all praying to God for his promotion.

  2. Jason Chaffetz:

    You just do n’t give a promotion, that does n’t signal change.

  3. Jason Chaffetz:

    You don't just give automatic promotion to the existing leadership team.

  4. Chung Sun-sup:

    The promotion of young executives should pave the way for the future of the junior Chung.

  5. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

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

Images & Illustrations of promotion

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Translations for promotion

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • povýšení, propagaceCzech
  • reklame, støtteDanish
  • Förderung, Werbung, BeförderungGerman
  • προαγωγήGreek
  • promoción, ascenso, divulgación, propagaciónSpanish
  • promootio, promo, ylennysFinnish
  • promotionFrench
  • àrdachadhScottish Gaelic
  • előléptetésHungarian
  • 昇進, プロモーション, 宣伝Japanese
  • promosiMalay
  • bevordering, promotieDutch
  • publicidade, promoçãoPortuguese
  • промоушен, повышение, продвижение, реклама, рекламирование, стимулированиеRussian
  • befordranSwedish
  • పదోన్నతిTelugu
  • การส่งเสริมThai
  • promosyon, terfiTurkish

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