[ad-ver-tahyz-muh nt, ad-vur-tis-muh nt, -tiz-] /ˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-/
a paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc.
a public notice, especially in print.
the action of making generally known; a calling to the attention of the public:
The news of this event will receive wide advertisement.
any public notice, as a printed display in a newspaper, short film on television, announcement on radio, etc, designed to sell goods, publicize an event, etc Shortened forms ad, advert
noun 1. the act or practice of calling public attention to one’s product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.: to get more customers by advertising. 2. paid announcements; advertisements. 3. the profession of planning, designing, and writing advertisements. noun 1. the promotion of […]
noun (social welfare, esp in the US) 1. the practice of having mentally handicapped people speak for themselves and control their own affairs, rather than having nonhandicapped people automatically assume responsibility for them See also normalization (as modifier): a self-advocacy group 2. the act or condition of representing oneself, either generally in society or in […]
noun 1. the act or an instance of affirming; state of being affirmed. 2. the assertion that something exists or is true. 3. something that is affirmed; a statement or proposition that is declared to be true. 4. confirmation or ratification of the truth or validity of a prior judgment, decision, etc. 5. Law. a […]
verb (used with object) 1. to distress with mental or bodily pain; trouble greatly or grievously: to be afflicted with arthritis. 2. Obsolete. to overthrow; defeat. to humble. verb 1. (transitive) to cause suffering or unhappiness to; distress greatly