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want ad

noun

: a notice in a newspaper, magazine, etc., that lets people know about something that you want to buy or sell, a job that is available, etc.

Full Definition of WANT AD

:  a newspaper advertisement stating that something (as an employee, employment, or a specified item) is wanted
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Examples of WANT AD

  1. She checked the want ads to find a new job.

First Known Use of WANT AD

1895

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