Meaning of ADVERTISEMENT in English

ADVERTISEMENT

(~s)

1.

An ~ 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 ~ in the local newspaper.

= advert, ad

N-COUNT: oft N for n

2.

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

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

N-COUNT: usu a N for n

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