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  1. ad·ver·tise
    IPA[ˈadvərˌtīz]
  2. verb

    • 1. describe or draw attention to (a product, service, or event) in a public medium in order to promote sales or attendance:

      a billboard advertising beer many rugs are advertised as machine washable we had a chance to advertise on television
    • 2. seek to fill (a vacancy) by putting a notice in a newspaper or other medium:

      for every job we advertise we get a hundred applicants he advertised for dancers in the trade papers
    • 3. make (a quality or fact) known:

      Meryl coughed briefly to advertise her presence
    • 4. notify (someone) of something:

      some prisoners advertised the French of this terrible danger
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: advertise, 3rd person present: advertises, gerund or present participle: advertising, past tense: advertised, past participle: advertised

    • verb

      describe or draw attention to (a product, service, or event) in a public medium in order to promote sales or attendance:

      publicize information about (a vacancy):

    • verb

      advertise (something, especially a job vacancy) again:
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