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promotion

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noun pro·mo·tion \prə-ˈmō-shən\

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. 1 :  the act or fact of being raised in position or rank :  preferment

  2. 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

pro·mo·tion·al play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of promotion

  1. There was little chance for promotion within the company.

  2. She was given a well-deserved promotion.

  3. The company is offering a special promotion to increase sales.

  4. the promotion of better relations between neighboring countries



15th Century

First Known Use of promotion

15th century



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