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  1. ad·ver·tis·ing
    IPA[ˈadvərˌtīziNG]
  2. n. noun

    • 1. the activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services:

      movie audiences are receptive to advertising
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: advertising

    • noun

      the activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services:
    • v. verb

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

      seek to fill (a vacancy) by putting a notice in a newspaper or other medium:

    • 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):

    • n. noun

      the use by advertisers of images and sounds to influence consumers' responses without their being conscious of it.
    • n. noun

      material in an online publication which resembles the publication's editorial content but is paid for by an advertiser and intended to promote the advertiser's product:
    • n. noun

      an organized course of action to promote a product or service:
    • noun

      an organized course of action to promote a product or service:
    • noun

      advertising that does not directly promote a product or service but makes people aware of it by indirect means such as sponsorship or product placement:
    • noun

      the use by advertisers of images and sounds to influence consumers' responses without their being consciously aware of it.
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