pro·mo·tion noun \prə-ˈmō-shən\
: the act of moving someone to a higher or more important position or rank in an organization
: the act of moving a sports team to a higher position in a league
: something (such as advertising) that is done to make people aware of something and increase its sales or popularity
: the act or fact of being raised in position or rank : preferment
: the act of furthering the growth or development of something; especially : the furtherance of the acceptance and sale of merchandise through advertising, publicity, or discounting
— pro·mo·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of PROMOTION
- There was little chance for promotion within the company.
- She was given a well-deserved promotion.
- The company is offering a special promotion to increase sales.
- the promotion of better relations between neighboring countries
First Known Use of PROMOTION
Related to PROMOTION
- ascent, creation, elevation, preference, preferment, advancement, rise, upgrade, upgrading
- abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction
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