advertise

Pronunciation: /ˈædvərtaɪz; ˈædvətaɪz/

vt

  • 1 [product] anunciar, hacerle* publicidad or propaganda a, hacerle* réclame (AmL) or (RPl) reclame a I saw it advertised on TV/in a magazine lo vi anunciado en la tele/en una revista I advertised my piano puse un anuncio or (AmL tb) aviso para vender el piano the job was advertised in yesterday's paper el trabajo salió anunciado or el anuncio del trabajo apareció en el diario de ayer
    More example sentences
    • The event was advertised as family friendly with many workshops for both beginner and advanced practitioner.
    • Although the service was advertised as being ‘free’ it was being charged at 38p per minute.
    • You are required to advertise your product or service and the terms of the sale honestly and accurately.
  • 2 [intentions] anunciar, revelar there's no need to advertise your stupidity no hace falta que vayas pregonando por ahí lo tonto que eres
    More example sentences
    • We have installed additional signs on the road and done everything possible to advertise the fact that the speed limit has been reduced.
    • You are passionate and adventurous, however, you do not go around advertising these qualities.
    • No one bothered advertising the fact that, in order to live, I need to keep breathing.

vi

  • hacer* publicidad or propagandato advertise for sb/sth they're advertising for nurses/antiques han puesto un anuncio or (AmL tb) aviso solicitando enfermeras/para comprar antigüedades

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