Definition of advertorial in English:


Line breaks: ad¦ver|tor¦ial
Pronunciation: /ˌadvəːˈtɔːrɪəl


A newspaper or magazine advertisement giving information about a product in the style of an editorial or objective journalistic article.
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  • Today's newspapers are crammed with advertising and advertorials, and journalists are seen as corrupt by many readers.
  • Admittedly the article reads like an advertorial for the company involved, and it could just be cheap filler.
  • Note that this is an article and not an advertorial for which the travel club paid.


1960s (originally US): blend of advertisement and editorial.

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