bro·​chure | \ brō-ˈshu̇r How to pronounce brochure (audio) , British especially ˈbrō-shə\

Definition of brochure

: pamphlet, booklet especially : one containing descriptive or advertising material a travel brochure

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Synonyms for brochure


booklet, circular, flyer (also flier), folder, leaflet, pamphlet

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Examples of brochure in a Sentence

handed out brochures giving practical hints about environment-friendly practices that every family can adopt

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The government also requested copies of Fox School advertisements for its online M.B.A. to prospective students, including school brochures and online materials. Kelsey Gee, WSJ, "Temple Online MBA Program Under Investigation Over Marketing," 25 July 2018 Compare information in the sales brochure with that in the contract, paying close attention to fees, level of care, health care services and discharge policies., "If it's time for assisted living, read this before signing the contract," 11 May 2018 Last April, Domenech sent him an Obama-era National Park Service brochure on the effects of global warming throughout the parks. Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post, "Unlike those in the resistance, certain career officials’ stars have risen under Trump," 26 Mar. 2018 Investors can find disclosures in brochures that advisory firms file with the SEC, known as a Form ADV Part 2. Asjylyn Loder, WSJ, "Is Your ETF Conflicted?," 11 Mar. 2019 Things, of course, do not go as well as the brochure led them to believe. Marie Claire, "The 17 Best Movies on HBO Go to Watch Right Now," 28 Feb. 2019 The brochure will feature a prominent picture or likeness of Representative Waters on the front page. Fox News, "Maxine Waters hit with FEC complaint over mailer money," 1 Aug. 2018 Such a brochure would be distributed by schools to any child suspected of sustaining a concussion, regardless of whether or not the concussion occurred while the child was participating in an interscholastic athletic activity. Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, "Concussion protocol measure initiated by Neuqua Valley students advances to governor's desk," 1 June 2018 Ask yourself; will a landscaper get more visibility from brochures and cookies, or a patch of grass and a live sheep? Won't a plumber be more prominent by displaying a functioning toilet? Rob Weinberg, Pomerado News, "Must trade shows be boring?," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of brochure

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brochure

French, from brocher to sew, from Middle French, to prick, from Old French brochier, from broche

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The first known use of brochure was in 1748

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English Language Learners Definition of brochure

: a small, thin book or magazine that usually has many pictures and information about a product, a place, etc.

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