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English noun: promotion

1. promotion (communication) a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution

SamplesThe packaging of new ideas.

Synonymspackaging, promotional material, publicity

Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance

Narrower (hyponym)ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing, ballyhoo, blurb, buildup, endorsement, hoopla, hype, indorsement, pitch, plug, PR, public relations, sales pitch, sales promotion, sales talk

Part meronymmarketing

2. promotion (act) act of raising in rank or position

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)ennoblement, investiture, investment, preferment


3. promotion (communication) encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

Synonymsadvancement, furtherance

Broader (hypernym)encouragement

4. promotion (act) the advancement of some enterprise

SamplesHis experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career.

Synonymsforwarding, furtherance

Broader (hypernym)advancement, progress

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