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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

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

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

        television advertising occupying a short break during or between programmes.
      • 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:
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