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advertise

or ad路ver路tize

[ ad-ver-tahyz, ad-ver-tahyz ]
/ 藞忙d v蓹r藢ta瑟z, 藢忙d v蓹r藞ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ad路ver路tised, ad路ver路tis路ing.
verb (used without object), ad路ver路tised, ad路ver路tis路ing.
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Origin of advertise

1400鈥50; late Middle English advertisen<Middle French avertiss-, long stem of avertir<Vulgar Latin *advertire,Latin advertere to advert1; the expected Middle English *advertishen probably conformed to advertisement or the suffix -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM advertise

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How to use advertise in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for advertise

advertise

sometimes US advertize

/ (藞忙dv蓹藢ta瑟z) /

verb
to present or praise (goods, a service, etc) to the public, esp in order to encourage sales
to make (something, such as a vacancy, article for sale, etc) publicly known, as to possible applicants, buyers, etcto advertise a job
(intr foll by for) to make a public request (for), esp in a newspaper, etcshe advertised for a cook
obsolete to warn; caution

Derived forms of advertise

advertiser or sometimes US advertizer, noun

Word Origin for advertise

C15: from a lengthened stem of Old French avertir, ultimately from Latin advertere to turn one's attention to. See adverse
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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