Definition of spot advertising in English:

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spot advertising


[mass noun]
Television advertising occupying a short break during or between programmes.
Example sentences
  • Since RTÉ had a TV monopoly, it could effectively charge what it liked for spot advertising.
  • While the commercial break on TV is frequently more entertaining than the programming, so-called spot advertising on radio is at worst an embarrassment and at best subliminal and inoffensive.
  • The pressures exerted by spot advertising are less direct but no less damaging to diversity.

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