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advert

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verb ad·vert \ad-ˈvərt\

Definition of advert

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to turn the mind or attention —used with to <adverted to the speaker>

  3. 2 :  to call attention in the course of speaking or writing :  make reference —used with to <adverted to foreign-language sources>



Origin of advert

Middle English, to perceive, pay heed, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French advertir, from Latin advertere, from ad- + vertere to turn — more at worth


First Known Use: 15th century


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advert

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noun ad·vert \ˈad-ˌvərt\

Definition of advert

chiefly British

  1. :  advertisement



Examples of advert

  1. I saw your advert in the newspaper.

  2. <busily perusing the job adverts in the Sunday Times>



1860

First Known Use of advert

1860



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