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noun ad·ver·tise·ment \ˌad-vər-ˈtīz-mənt; əd-ˈvər-təz-mənt, -tə-smənt\

Simple Definition of advertisement

  • : something (such as a short film or a written notice) that is shown or presented to the public to help sell a product or to make an announcement

  • : a person or thing that shows how good or effective something is

  • : the act or process of advertising

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of advertisement

  1. 1 :  the act or process of advertising

  2. 2 :  a public notice; especially :  one published in the press or broadcast over the air

Examples of advertisement in a sentence

  1. The advertisement will appear in three magazines.

  2. He learned about the job from an advertisement in the newspaper.

  3. The company has spent a lot of money on advertisement.



15th Century

First Known Use of advertisement

15th century


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noun ad·ver·tise·ment \ˌad-vər-ˈtīz-mənt, ad-ˈvər-təz-\

Definition of advertisement for Students

  1. :  a notice or short film advertising something





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