advertisement: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ad"vur-tīz'munt, ad-vûr'tis-munt, -tiz-), [key]
— n.
  1. a paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc.
  2. a public notice, esp. in print.
  3. the action of making generally known; a calling to the attention of the public: The news of this event will receive wide advertisement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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