advertisement definition

  • noun:
    • The work of marketing.
    • A notice, such as for example a poster or a paid announcement when you look at the printing, broadcast, or electric media, made to attract general public interest or patronage.
    • A commercial solicitation designed to offer some commodity, service or similar.
    • A public notice.
    • A recommendation of a particular product, solution or individual.
    • The act of informing or notifying; notification.
    • Admonition; advice; warning.
    • A public notice, particularly a paid notice in a few general public print; something that advertises.
    • Attention; observance; heed.
    • Instruction; caution; intelligence.
    • A giving of notice or information; notice; specific cleverness about such a thing: as, a publisher's advertisement prefixed to a book (included in it).
    • A notice or an announcement made public by handbill, placard, or similar means, or, as previously, by proclamation, as by a town crier; specifically, a paid notice of any kind inserted in a newspaper or any other public printing.
    • A bringing into public notice or attention; publicity; notoriety.
    • frequently abbreviated ad., adv., or advt.
    • a public advertising of some product or service

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