Definition of advertising in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈadvətʌɪzɪŋ/


[mass noun]
1The activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services: her father was in advertising [as modifier]: an advertising agency
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  • There was the overwhelming feeling within the industry that advertising was a commercial activity and commercial objectives took priority.
  • I write television and radio commercials for a huge corporate advertising agency.
  • It is understood that two of the country's largest advertising agencies are refusing to pay the new rates.
1.1Advertisements collectively: despite being instructed to take the signs down, he says he has no intention of removing the advertising
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  • Vintage advertising is always fun to look at and this is no exception.
  • The tickets sold out on Day Two, but all the advertising was still up, and the majority of the interested public found out after the whole thing was already sold to capacity.
  • The poster was part of a multi-media campaign which involved TV, radio, outdoor, in-restaurant and point-of-purchase advertising.

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