Definition of personal advertisement in English:

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personal advertisement

(also informal personal ad)


A private advertisement or message placed in a newspaper, especially one from someone seeking a sexual or romantic partner.
Example sentences
  • I sought an answer in the human marketplace of newspaper personal ads.
  • Based on newspaper personal ads, the show looks at the lives and loves of New Yorkers.
  • Have you ever considered placing a personal ad in a newspaper or online?

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