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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For a park service brochure with map, go to Camping: Plan an overnight kayak camping trip to an outer island for a brilliant night sky from your own private beach. Bonnie Gross And Bob Rountree,, "Explore Florida's Collier County: Ten Thousand Islands, the easy way," 6 May 2018 The few people who got really angry were given a brochure that explained what was going on. Ann Zaniewski, USA TODAY, "Detroit pub refused to serve Irish people at St. Patrick's Day Parade — to make a point," 17 Mar. 2018 Artists will also have to opportunity to submit digital images for consideration of having their work featured in the Arts Evening 2018 brochure. Sarah Bonnette,, ""Intersections" explores how two artists connect to their work," 7 Mar. 2018 Alaska The state's Department of Health and Social Services has an easy-to-find brochure on marijuana in Alaska. Meredith Clark, Marie Claire, "Is CBD Even Legal Where You Live?," 12 Apr. 2019 In 2013, thousands of brochures were distributed, instructing the people of Paris how to relate to tourists — including a suggestion that waiters consider introducing themselves to their American customers by first name. Cindy Dampier,, "Fired French waiter isn't the only rude person around. Can meanness kill?," 29 Mar. 2018 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

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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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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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