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Meaning of ADVERTISEMENT

Pronunciation:  `advur'tIzmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a public promotion of some product or service
 

ADVERTISEMENT is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: ad, advert, advertising, advertizement, advertizing
 
 See Also: advertorial, bill, broadsheet, broadside, circular, commercial, commercial message, direct mail, flier, flyer, handbill, mailer, newspaper ad, newspaper advertisement, packaging, preview, prevue, promotion, promotional material, publicity, teaser, throwaway, top billing, trailer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad*ver"tise*ment\ ([a^]d*v[~e]r"t[i^]z*ment or
[a^]d`v[~e]r*t[imac]z"ment; 277), n. [F. avertisement,
formerly also spelled advertissement, a warning, giving
notice, fr. avertir.]
1. The act of informing or notifying; notification. [Archaic]

         An advertisement of danger.           --Bp. Burnet.

2. Admonition; advice; warning. [Obs.]

         Therefore give me no counsel: My griefs cry louder
         than advertisement.                   --Shak.

3. A public notice, especially a paid notice in some public
   print; anything that advertises; as, a newspaper
   containing many advertisements.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ad, advert, advertising, announcement, ballyhoo, bill, blurb, broadcast, broadside, brochure, circular, classified, commercial, handbill, hype, notice, placard, plug, poster, proclamation, promotion, promulgation, pronouncement, pronunciamento, propaganda, publication, publicity, puffery, spot announcement
 

 

 

 

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