Advertising

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Definition

(the) advertising (industry): (the) promotion, publicity (industry)
adjective
an advertising campaign a series of activities to promote a product
Let's do some advertising on this new product. We need to promote it in a new way.

to advertise (or 'to advertize'): to publicize, to promote; to announce, to communicate
verb
to advertise a product to promote a product

an advertisement, an 'ad', an advert: a commercial, a poster or short film which encourages people to buy a product
noun
Our new ad campaign for 'Erotic Garden' is going very well. The ads seem to be convincing people to buy the perfume!

Pronunciation examples
UK: This advertisement is part of a huge advertising campaign.
US: We advertise our products in a fancy magazine.
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Examples

  • "You ignore the ad, but as you're walking past, you get hit in the face by a big blast of TigerLily fragrance."
  • "Bruno : Susie, are you saying that we've spent millions of dollars in advertising aimed at the wrong people?"
  • "A jingle, no longer than 30 seconds long, to accompany television and radio ads for Outback Cologne."
  • "Our entire advertising budget is already spent!"
  • "Subject: Your advertisement on Craigsboard.com"
  • "You see a billboard advertising a Delavigne perfume, TigerLily for example."
  • "We want to create an advertisement for our product, Outback Cologne: something musical to accompany a television ad."
  • "I've examined the market research for TigerLily and the data is conclusive: working-class men are the ones buying our perfume, therefore, they are the market segment we should target with our advertising."
  • "We want to create an advertisement for our product, Outback Cologne: something musical to accompany a television ad."
  • "I'm calling in regards to the ad I read in the paper."

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