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classified advertising

noun
1.
classified ads collectively.
2.
the business or practice of selling space for classified ads.
3.
the department of a newspaper or other publication that handles classified advertising.
Origin of classified advertising
1930-1935
An Americanism dating back to 1930-35
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  • Every newspaper is anxious to increase —— classified advertising.

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