advancement in rank or position.
furtherance or encouragement.
the act of promoting.
the state of being promoted.
something devised to publicize or advertise a product, cause, institution, etc., as a brochure, free sample, poster, television or radio commercial, or personal appearance.
Also called queening. Chess. the replacement of a pawn that has reached the enemy's first rank by a more powerful piece of the same color, usually a queen.
- pro·mo·tion·al, adjective
- non·pro·mo·tion, noun
- pre·pro·mo·tion, noun
- self-pro·mo·tion, noun
- un·pro·mo·tion·al, adjective
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How to use promotion in a sentence
So they could deliver a promotion to that user, Pachter said.Facebook: Apple privacy changes will muck up online ads | Verne Kopytoff | August 26, 2020 | Fortune
Use them to consistently and fairly level new hires, and to assess promotions.
This is because advertisers see opportunities to push media dollars much farther than just a sale, from boosting Google rankings to capturing an email for future promotions.As online shopping intensifies, e-commerce marketers are becoming increasingly reliant on Facebook’s ads | Seb Joseph | August 25, 2020 | Digiday
Troyes currently plays in France’s Ligue 2, or second division, but has been in contention for promotion to Ligue 1, the top tier, over the past several seasons.Why Manchestery City owner CFG’s play for France’s Troyes is shaking up professional soccer | Jeremy Kahn | August 20, 2020 | Fortune
In every stage of your content creation process, from ideation to design to promotion, keep the emotional components in mind and center them.Want media coverage? Make sure your content is emotional | Amanda Milligan | August 7, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Houellebecq on Thursday announced that he is suspending promotion of the novel.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President | Pierre Assouline | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Believe it or not, the United States has a man in Havana—and he's set to get a big promotion.
The culture of promotion through seniority kills creativity and effectiveness.
Charter schools, rejecting the tenet of promotion through seniority, promised to do better.
They have experimented with new products and have invested millions into aggressive marketing and promotion.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A pension encourages earlier retirement from work, quickens promotion, and vitalises the whole service.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
His exceptional ability was soon recognised and his promotion was rapid.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
promotion came speedily when the guillotine cleared the way in the higher ranks by removing the incompetent and unfortunate.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Save in war time merit gained little reward; promotion came neither from the east nor the west, but from court favouritism.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Depend upon it the dreams of both sisters last night were disturbed by visions of possible promotion.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills