[ ad-ver-tahy-zing ]
/ ˈæd vərˌtaɪ zɪŋ /
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the act or practice of calling public attention to one's product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.: to get more customers by advertising.
paid announcements; advertisements.
the profession of planning, designing, and writing advertisements.
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How to use advertising in a sentence
Carter Brooks is the well-known Yale Center, although now no longer such but selling advertizing, ecetera.Bab: A Sub-Deb|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The bright color is here regarded as an "advertizing color."An Australian Bird Book|John Albert Leach
No man dare solicit for the votes of hiz nabors, nor ever offers himself a candidate by advertizing.A Collection of Essays and Fugitiv Writings|Noah Webster
No advertizing column but contains repeated mention of its name.Inspiration and Interpretation|John Burgon
British Dictionary definitions for advertising
sometimes US advertizing
/ (ˈædvəˌtaɪzɪŋ) /
the promotion of goods or services for sale through impersonal media, such as radio or television
the business that specializes in creating such publicity
advertisements collectively; publicity
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