Definition of advertisement
1 : the act or process of advertising
2 : a public notice; especially : one published in the press or broadcast over the air
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.
First Known Use of advertisement
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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