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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun advert:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb advert:

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Definition of the noun advert

What does advert mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adverts

  1. a public promotion of some product or service

Alternative definition of the noun advert


  1. [British, New Zealand, informal] An advertisement, an ad.

Definition of the verb advert

What does advert mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: adverted | adverting | adverts

  1. give heed (to)
  2. make a more or less disguised reference to
  3. make reference to

Alternative definition of the verb advert


  1. To turn attention.
  2. To call attention, refer; construed with to.


"Advert" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Advert

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Google previewPeople of Ormskirk (2011)

by Mona Duggan

advert refers to the silk factory, but that building never becameacotton factory. Thesilkmill and its outworkers thrived during the earlyyearsof the century; infact, bythe1840s 200 people were involvedin the manufacture ofsilk, and during ...

Google previewCreativity (2005)

Theory, History, Practice by Rob Pope

The Citroen 'Picasso' advert is the kind of playful, parodic and highly finished media product we have come to expect from the contemporary 'creative industries';.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

To ADVERT, v. a. [adverto, Lat ] To attend to ; to regard ; to observe : with the particle to before the object of regard. — The mind of man being not capable at once to advert to more than one thing, a particular view and examination of .such an ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (2007)

by John Oswald

advert', v. lianimadvert', v. con'troverter, vert'ed, ...

Google previewPrince’s Dictionary of Legal Citations, 8th Edition

A Reference Guide for Attorneys, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals and Law Students by Mary Miles Prince

Publishing, Entertainment, Advertising and Allied Fields Law Quarterly Ab.: Pub. Ent. Advert. &Allied Fields L.Q. Ex.: Andrew E. Clark, The Trouble With TShirts: Merchandise Bootlegging in the Music Industry,21 Pub. Ent. Advert.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

To ADVERT, v.n. [adverto, Lat.] To attend to; to regard; to observe; with the particle to before the object of regard. — The mind of man being not capable" at once to □advert to more than one thing, a particular view and examination of such an ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

advert. adv. (abbr.) advice; advise; advisory. ADVACAST ADVanced aluminium-precision CASTing for integrally stiffened net-shape compomentS. Daimler-BenDAerospace launched ADVACAST in 1991 in partnership with ...

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Quotes about Advert

I'm supposed to be taking time off. But I'm still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up. (Joss Stone)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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