Related topics: Advertising and Marketing
ad‧ver‧tise‧ment S3 [countable]
1BBA also ad informal; advert British English a picture, set of words, or a short film, which is intended to persuade people to buy a product or use a service, or that gives information about a job that is available, an event that is going to happen etcCOLLOCATIONS COLLOCATIONS
put/place an advertisement in a newspaper take out an advertisement (=ask for an advertisement to be printed or shown) a newspaper/television/radio advertisement a full-page/half-page/two-page advertisement a job advertisement answer/reply to an advertisement run a series of advertisements (=print or broadcast a series of them)
advertisement for
The Sunday papers are full of advertisements for cars.
She saw an advertisement for a ski vacation in Vermont.
They put an advertisement in The Morning News, offering a high salary for the right person.
The organizers of the concert had taken out a full page advertisement in The New York Times.
Only a handful of people answered the advertisement.

be an advertisement for something

to be a good example of something or show how effective it can be:
He's a very good advertisement for the benefits of regular exercise.
WORD FOCUS: advertisement WORD FOCUS: advertisement
types of advertisement: commercial on TV or radio
on a wall, often with a picture on it
junk mail
unwanted letters in the post, advertising things
a sheet of paper with an advertisement on it, given to you in the street or pushed through your door
the blurb
a piece of writing on the back of a book, which talks about the good things in it
the classified ads
also the small ads British English short advertisements in a newspaper, in which people offer things for sale
the personal ads
/the lonely hearts (ads) newspaper advertisements in which people say they want to meet someone for romance slogan, jingle2 (1), plug2 (2)

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