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commercial

2 noun
     
commercial2 S3
1 [countable] an advertisement on television or radio:
a soap powder commercial
2

commercial break

AMT the time when advertisements are broadcast during a television or radio programme
WORD FOCUS: advertisement WORD FOCUS: advertisement
types of advertisement: commercial on TV or radio
poster
on a wall, often with a picture on it
junk mail
unwanted letters in the post, advertising things
flyer
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


See also
advertisement

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