Meaning of ADVERTISEMENT in English

ADVERTISEMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ædvɜ:(r)tɪsmənt, AM ædvə(r)taɪz- ]

( advertisements)

1.

An advertisement is an announcement in a newspaper, on television, or on a poster about something such as a product, event, or job. ( WRITTEN )

Miss Parrish recently placed an advertisement in the local newspaper.

= advert, ad

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2.

If you say that an example of something is an advertisement for that thing in general, you mean that it shows how good that thing is. ( mainly BRIT )

The England team were a poor advertisement for European football tonight...

N-COUNT : usu a N for n

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