Definition of advertisement
1 : a public notice; especially : one published in the press or broadcast over the air a full-page advertisement for the movie a TV advertisement
2 : the act or process of advertising something The company has spent a lot of money on advertisement.
Examples of advertisement in a Sentence
The advertisement will appear in three magazines.
He learned about the job from an advertisement in the newspaper.
The company has spent a lot of money on advertisement.
Recent Examples of advertisement from the Web
In addition to the radio advertisement, the Vitae Foundation sponsorship includes an announcement during the half-hour before games, Swanson said.
The Telegraph of Macon reports (http://bit.ly/2srcnIe ) the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the men from South Carolina traveled Tuesday to Lamar County after a Yorkshire Terrier breeder posted an online advertisement for puppies.
Political advertisements often display newspaper headlines, but display the newspaper's masthead separately from the story.
An advertisement for a new parody on the classic Snow White fairy tale is facing backlash from critics who claim the film promotes body shaming.
Twenty-five companies, including Intel and Microsoft, have signed on to a letter set to run as a full-page advertisement in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
This spring, the company promoted an educational page of tips for spotting suspect stories on user news feeds and took out advertisements in British newspapers to help inform the public ahead of that country’s general election next month.
The university has sent email alerts to students, posted information on Facebook, ran advertisements in the student newspaper and held 20 information sessions on the topic throughout the spring semester, Lucas said.
Advertisements for Pony Express riders famously targeted young, skinny teenage boys under 18.
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ADVERTISEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of advertisement for English Language Learners
: something (such as a short film or a written notice) that is shown or presented to the public to help sell a product or to make an announcement
: a person or thing that shows how good or effective something is
: the act or process of advertising
ADVERTISEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of advertisement for Students
: a notice or short film advertising something
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