Meaning of ADVERTISEMENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ædvɜ:(r)tɪsmənt, AM ædvə(r)taɪz- ]
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
N-COUNT : oft N for n
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
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006