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marketing

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noun mar·ket·ing \ˈmär-kə-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of marketing

  • : the activities that are involved in making people aware of a company's products, making sure that the products are available to be bought, etc.

Full Definition of marketing

  1. 1 a :  the act or process of selling or purchasing in a market b :  the process or technique of promoting, selling, and distributing a product or service

  2. 2 :  an aggregate of functions involved in moving goods from producer to consumer

Examples of marketing

  1. The company will increase its budget for marketing.

  2. She has a job in marketing.

  3. She runs the company's marketing department.



1561

First Known Use of marketing

1561




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