Simple Definition of promotion
: 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
Full Definition of promotion
1 : the act or fact of being raised in position or rank : preferment
2 : 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
promotionalplay \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of promotion in a sentence
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
PROMOTION Defined for Kids
Definition of promotion for Students
1 : the act of moving up in position or rank <She earned a promotion to captain.>
2 : the act of helping something happen, develop, or increase <promotion of business>
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