advertising

noun ad·ver·tis·ing

Definition of advertising

  1. 1 :  the action of calling something to the attention of the public especially by paid announcements

  2. 2 :  advertisements a magazine full of advertising

  3. 3 :  the business of preparing advertisements for publication or broadcast looking for a job in advertising

Examples of advertising in a Sentence

  1. He is looking for a job in advertising.

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Origin and Etymology of advertising

see advertise



ADVERTISING Defined for English Language Learners

advertising

noun

Definition of advertising for English Language Learners

  • : published or broadcast advertisements

  • : the business of creating advertisements


ADVERTISING Defined for Kids

advertising

noun ad·ver·tis·ing \ˈad-vər-ˌtī-ziŋ\

Definition of advertising for Students

  1. 1 :  speech, writing, pictures, or films meant to persuade people to buy something

  2. 2 :  the business of preparing advertisements



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