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

Definition of brochure

: pamphlet, booklet especially : one containing descriptive or advertising material a travel brochure For specific areas and bag limits pick up a copy of the 1993 Small Game Hunting and Trapping brochure at any license agency or Division of Wildlife office. — Brighid Kelly Chances are you picked up this brochure because you're interested in having your teeth cosmetically lightened. You're not alone. — A Common Sense Look At Tooth Bleaching Last fall Barney's, the New York clothes store, sent out an advertising brochure that summed up the whole return-to-the-'50s sensibility. — Jed Perl

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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
Recent Examples on the Web Refuge visitors must follow all state and federal regulations, including those found in the refuge brochure. Staff Report,, "4th Annual NAMIWalks St. Tammany Goes Virtual," 6 Sep. 2020 To sign up for the ride, first download the Bus to London brochure. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, "Visit 18 Countries on This 70-day Bus Trip From India to England," 1 Sep. 2020 The system is bracing for an overall 8.7% enrollment decrease this year as students waffle over paying for an education that looks vastly different from the campus brochure. Elizabeth Hernandez, The Denver Post, "From pandemic to recession, a “cacophony of crises” threatens Colorado’s higher education institutions," 5 July 2020 Fang had neither an advanced degree from UC Berkeley nor a law degree from UC Hastings College of Law, as was stated in a Chinese language campaign brochure. Sam Whiting,, "James Fang, former BART director and member of powerful publishing family, dies at 58," 16 Aug. 2020 At the same time, the Florida Realtors, a lobbying group for real-estate agents, recently paid for a brochure promoting former Republican state Rep. Mike Miller, one of two people challenging Bonilla. Stephen Hudak,, "Orange County commission races intensify as Election Day approaches," 12 Aug. 2020 The brochure and other information will be available at state visitors’ centers. Judith Kohler, The Denver Post, "As some Colorado hotspots start seeing an uptick in visits, tourism office launches COVID-conscious campaign," 13 June 2020 The 1909 brochure cited two benefits: letting a passenger exit at the curb and giving the driver a better view of oncoming traffic. Anna Diamond, Smithsonian Magazine, "How Do Scientists Record Sounds From the Sun? And More Questions From Our Readers," 10 Mar. 2020 An offering brochure stated that Integrity was expected to generate more than $15 million a year in revenue and have an asset value of more than $35 million. Patrick Danner,, "Retired S.A. police officers scammed in $14M fraud scheme, SEC alleges," 30 July 2020

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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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11 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Brochure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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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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