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


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Definition of the noun advertisement

What does advertisement mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: advertisements

  1. a public promotion of some product or service
    • examples: The job advertisement specifically requested females. | Many people were deceived by the advertisement. | That big advertisement tower puts our city to shame. | I learned about the new book by the advertisement in the magazine. | This product is well known by its advertisement on television. | I was lured to the store by the advertisement. | I am impressed by your recent advertisement in the New York Times. | I think that I want to apply for the job in the advertisement. | I put an advertisement for the new publications in the newspaper. | We were entirely deceived by the advertisement.
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • alternative spelling: advertizement
    • synonyms of advertisement: ad / advert / advertising / advertizing
    • more generic terms: packaging / promo / promotion / promotional material / publicity = a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun advertisement


  1. [marketing] A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.
  2. A public notice.
  3. A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.


"Advertisement" is a composition.


"Advertisement" is a book by Lewis Carroll.

  • also known as "Advertisement [asking for the return of copies of "Through the looking glass."]"

Phrases with Advertisement

  1. Pop-Up Advertisement
  2. newspaper advertisement
  3. classified advertisement

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Advertisement

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Google previewL.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected (2005)

Because the advertisement refers to and reflects a view on specific legislation, and also encourages the readers to take action...

Google previewThe Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America (2007)

Because the advertisement refers to and reflects a view on specific legislation, and also encourages the readers to take action...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations, Title 26, Internal Revenue, Pt. 50-299, Revised as of April 1 2010 (2010)

Because the advertisement refers to and reflects a view on specific legislation, and also encourages the readers to take action...

Google previewService-oriented Software System Engineering (2005)

Challenges and Practices by Zoran Stojanović, Ajantha Dahanayake

Simply put, advertisement is the process of putting the service profile and its ancillaries in a place where it can be read by...


by Dr Ramesh Kumar Miryala, John Paul Mennakanti

Advertisement refers to the means of communication between buyer as well as seller. Ethics is defined as the moral choices made by the individual with other relationship in the society. It is the ability to take decision between good and evil ...

Google previewTechnology Supporting Business Solutions (2003)

by Rafael Corchuelo, Antonio Ruiz-Cortés, Robert Wrembel

The advertisement is the document type by which a provider publishes information about a service to potential customers, either directly or through an intermediary. The items published in the service are those that a service provider deems ...

Google previewPrinting Art (1922)

There must be some substance, else the advertisement is an empty shell. Perhaps it is a well-formed shell, shiny, pleasing to...

The substance for the advertisement is the very first thing to secure. The actual preparation of the advertisement ...

Google previewAustralian Essential Management Law (1997)

by Michael Adams

The advertisement is the invitation to treat; at the interview an offer is made and then the prospective employee may accept, creating a binding contract. Acceptance of the offer is deemed to be the time when the contract becomes enforceable.

Google previewContemporary Ideas and Research in Marketing (2013)

by Ebad Baig, Hina Tahir, Iram Shahzadi, Faiza Azar

Advertisement is a way of communication which is used to attract the viewers, listeners, readers to react with respect to products, services ...

Google previewKey Concepts in Political Communication (2006)

by Darren G Lilleker

As with all advertising, a political advertisement is a purposely placed piece of ...

Google previewHow to Be a Successful Deputy Head (2006)

by Geoff Brookes

The advertisement is a considerable expense for any school, and they shouldn't enter into the marketplace until they are absolutely certain about what they want. So when you see an advert don't dismiss the content out of hand and regard it ...

Google previewDoing Business on the Internet (2014)

Forms and Analysis by Julian S. Millstein, Jeffrey D. Neuburger, Jeffrey P. Weingart

— Pop-ups and Pop-overs A pop-up advertisement is a new Web browser window that consists solely of an ad that opens in front of the user's current Web browser window. The pop-up window must then be closed or minimized in order to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Humor Studies (2014)

by Salvatore Attardo

believe a humorous advertisement could be effective for almost any product, service, or advertising situation. Humorous Advertisement Typologies Researchers have proposed several typologies to categorize and describe different types of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Constitution (2002)

by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva

Advertisement of Reserved Vacancies for Posts Filled by Direct Recruitment Otherwise than through Examination — (a) First advertisement — Where direct recruitment (otherwise than through examination) is to be made to vacancy or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1902)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

caused to be printed and published in a certain public newspaper commonly called “The Daily Advertiser," a certain advertisement, dated from a _ certain public office in Bow street, the twenty-ninth day of September in the year aforesaid, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Marketing and Communication (2012)

by Frank William. Jefkins

rate card: media owner's price list of advertisement rates. Usually of standard index card size. Gives rates for different sizes ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Economics (1985)

by N. B. Ghodke

Compiler COMPETITIVE ADVERTISEMENT (*Theory of value) Competitive advertisement undertaken by the firms constituting an industry, against one another with a view to boost individual (firm's) sales and profits. Competitive advertisement ...

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Quotes about Advertisement

An advertisement!
Therein is a gorgeous woman.
Her look is so stunning.
I am fully engrossed in it
Then I skip the page.
About what the advertisement was,
I didn’t care to notice.
The advertiser lost his purpose.
18.06.2009 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1R1T1I1S1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 13-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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