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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of advertize.


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  • What was "advertized" -- a choice of a public plan to compete with private insurers and thus keep them honest -- is the opposite of what is being done.


  • And what was "advertized" about how the bill would be written -- no secret negotiations with industry representatives, everything done publicly and out in the open -- is also the per se; the objection is to the claim (voiced by Obama and others) that "special interests" have been somehow thwarted by this bill when it is clear that the bill was negotiated with them, in part written by and for them, and will result in a massive increase in their profitability.


  • One approach would be to go to the newspapers where these rebates are advertized, ask them to make a formal policy that ads for rebates would have to disclose the redemption rate.

    A Swindle, not a Joke, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • But Punjab's cash-strapped government isn't hiring much these days, leading to a dispiriting rush where any government job is advertized.

    New India's Promise Eludes Punjab Youth

  • The scooter was advertized to have 40+ miles in range, but we are lucky to get 20.

    Zero Motorcycles Electric Offroad Motorcycle

  • The contamination issue is seldom advertized as it is inconvenient to those who would make the case for artificial surfaces whatever type they may be, and to those who would supply them.

    Ain't nothin' like the real thing, baby (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • That vigorous effort to avoid this EPA requirement amounted to considerably less than advertized.

    In with the water bill (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • If you would like a bit of domestic information, a picture of matrimony, I have to inform you that our Neighbour behind the wainscot has discovered that his wife has been noodling him, and running him in debt, and the consequence is, that she is out of his house, and he has advertized that he will pay no debts that she may contract.

    Letter 242

  • Here they are all advertized as Cubans and may or not be, and they certainly are not kept in a good humidor.

    Is it legal to ship cigars from US to Baja.

  • In 2003 after advertized on one episode of "World Poker Tour," then on Travel Channel, the website saw a surge in traffic, making it one of the most popular poker-gambling websites in the U.S.

    TV Helped Drive Traffic to Online Poker Websites, Irking Justice Department


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