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English noun: advertising

1. advertising (communication) a public promotion of some product or service


Synonymsad, advert, advertisement, advertizement, advertizing


Broader (hypernym)packaging, promotion, promotional material, publicity


Narrower (hyponym)advertorial, bill, broadsheet, broadside, circular, commercial, commercial message, direct mail, flier, flyer, handbill, mailer, newspaper ad, newspaper advertisement, preview, prevue, teaser, throwaway, top billing, trailer

2. advertising (act) the business of drawing public attention to goods and services


Synonymspublicizing


Broader (hypernym)business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise


Narrower (hyponym)circularisation, circularization, hard sell, soft sell









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