from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The activity of attracting public attention to a product or business, as by paid announcements in the print, broadcast, or electronic media.
- n. The business of designing and writing advertisements.
- n. Advertisements considered as a group: This paper takes no advertising.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of advertise.
- n. communication whose purpose is to influence potential customers about products and services
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a communication publicly promoting some product or service.
- n. the business of advertising; the activity engaged in by professional publicists for pay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Notification; information.
- n. The act or practice of bringing anything, as one's wants or one's business, into public notice, as by paid announcements in periodicals, or by handbills, placards, etc.: as, to secure customers by advertising. Often used attributively: as, an advertising agent; an advertising scheme; an advertising medium.
- Attentive; adverting; giving attention.
- Giving public notice; publishing advertisements: as, the advertising public.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a public promotion of some product or service
- n. the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
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