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classified advertising


noun

classified ads collectively.
the business or practice of selling space for classified ads.
the department of a newspaper or other publication that handles classified advertising.

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Nearby words

classification, classification schedule, classificatory, classified, classified ad, classified advertising, classifieds, classifier, classify, classis, classism

Origin of classified advertising

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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