Origin of advertisement
Examples from the Web for advertizement
She said it always looked like an advertizement of successful fox-hunting.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Jest you mark my words, miss, and don't you make no mistake about it—the world to-day is governed by advertizement.'
I shall get the contract, and I shall hev gotten the advertizement!'
Advertizement, miss, may be the soul of commerce, but Commission's its body.
British Dictionary definitions for advertizement
sometimes US advertizement
Word Origin and History for advertizement
early 15c., "written statement calling attention to" something, "public notice" (of anything, but often of a sale); from Middle French avertissement, from stem of avertir (see advertise). Meaning "public notice" (usually paid), the main modern sense, emerged 1580s and was fully developed by 18c.