Definition of Advertising

1. Noun. A public promotion of some product or service.

2. Noun. The business of drawing public attention to goods and services.

Definition of Advertising

1. Verb. (present participle of advertise) ¹

2. Noun. communication whose purpose is to influence potential customers about products and services ¹

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Definition of Advertising

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Medical Definition of Advertising

1. The act or practice of calling public attention to a product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers, magazines, on radio, or on television. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Advertising

advertising (current term)
advertising agency
advertising campaign
advertising department
advertising division
advertising mail

Literary usage of Advertising

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This form of advertising is really a species of news, prepared daily, ... General advertising is the general term describing exploitation intended to reach ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"The general role of advertising is to communicate accurate information and to ... The information that advertising communicates can be either factual (eg, ..."

3. Report by Washington (State), Washington (State) Auditor's office, Auditor's Office (1898)
"Cosmopolis Enterprise, advertising $5 00 Post-Intelligencer Co., advertising 8 75 Unexpended balance reverting to treasury 374 50 Totals $888 25 $888 25 Mar ..."

4. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"The Best Books on advertising A LIST of advertising books compiled by Cecil •*"*• A. ... Lists were received from seven teachers of advertising and five ..."

5. All about Coffee by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"It may tell what has been accomplished in advertising coffee, and perhaps point the ... advertising to the trade or the consumer calls for expert advice. ..."

6. The Bookman (1906)
"How To Plan An advertising Campaign FRST of all we must consider the article to be advertised— its Price to Consumers. That will tell the Class of people it ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"In The Field of Retail advertising Retail advertising Questionnaire HORACE ... Q. At what percentage of sales cost does advertising cease to be an economy? ..."

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