Definition of want ad in English:
nounNorth American informal
A classified advertisement in a newspaper or magazine; a small ad.
- One day, you see a want ad in your local newspaper: ‘Agency seeking young women to work as au pairs.’
- While that might sound like no big deal, consider this: placing a want ad for a ‘recent graduate’ is considered an act of age discrimination.
- Jacques decides to place a want ad for a housekeeper.
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