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want ad

noun

Simple Definition of want ad

  • : 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.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of want ad

  1. :  a newspaper advertisement stating that something (as an employee, employment, or a specified item) is wanted

Examples of want ad in a sentence

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



1895

First Known Use of want ad

1895


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