advertisement

noun /ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt,ˈædvɚˌtaɪzmənt/
a) A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.

Companies try to sell their products using advertisements in form of placards, television spots and print publications.

The city council placed an advertisement in the local newspaper to inform its residents of the forthcoming roadworks.

See Also: advertising, adware

Wikipedia foundation.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Advertisement — 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] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advertisement — index publication (disclosure), publicity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 advertisement …   Law dictionary

  • advertisement — /əd və:tismənt/, it. /ad vɛrtizment/ s. ingl. [da (to ) advertise fare pubblicità ], usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [messaggio di carattere economico o pubblicitario] ▶◀ annuncio, avviso, inserzione, réclame. ⇑ pubblicità …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • advertisement — (n.) early 15c., written statement calling attention to something, public notice (of anything, but often of a sale); from M.Fr. avertissement, from stem of avertir (see ADVERTISE (Cf. advertise)). Meaning public notice (usually paid), the main… …   Etymology dictionary

  • advertisement — (Brit.) ad·ver·tise·ment || É™d vɜːtɪsmÉ™nt n. act of advertising, promotion, drawing attention to, act of promoting (generally in order to sell goods or services); public announcement or printed notice designed to attract attention; ad;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • advertisement — /adˈvertizment, adverˈtaizment, ingl. ədˈvYːtɪsmənt, ˌædvəːˈtaɪzmənt/ [da to advertise «fare pubblicità»] s. m. inv. annuncio pubblicitario, inserzione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • advertisement — publication, announcement, broadcasting, proclamation, promulgation, declaration (see under DECLARE) Analogous words: *publicity, ballyhoo, promotion, propaganda …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • advertisement — is pronounced with the main stress on the second syllable in RP, but often on the third syllable (ad vǝ tiyz mǝnt) in many regional varieties of English …   Modern English usage

  • advertisement — [n] public notice of sale ad, announcement, bill, blurb, broadcast, circular, classified ad, commercial, communication, declaration, display, endorsement, exhibit, exhibition, flyer, literature, notice, notification, placard, plug, poster,… …   New thesaurus

  • advertisement — ► NOUN ▪ a notice or display advertising something …   English terms dictionary

  • advertisement — [ad΄vər tīz′mənt; əd vʉr′tiz mənt, əd vʉr′tismənt] n. 1. the act of advertising 2. a public notice or announcement, usually paid for, as of things for sale, needs, etc …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.