infomercial

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noun in·fo·mer·cial \ˈin-(ˌ)fō-ˌmər-shəl, -fə-\

Definition of infomercial

  1. :  a television program that is an extended advertisement often including a discussion or demonstration

Origin and Etymology of infomercial

information + 2commercial


First Known Use: 1981


INFOMERCIAL Defined for English Language Learners

infomercial

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noun in·fo·mer·cial \ˈin-(ˌ)fō-ˌmər-shəl, -fə-\

Definition of infomercial for English Language Learners

  • : a television program that is a long advertisement and that usually includes people talking about and using the product that is being sold



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