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ad·ver·tise·ment(ăd′vər-tīz′mənt, ăd-vûr′tĭs-, -tĭz-)
advertisement(ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt; -tɪz-) or
ad•ver•tise•ment(ˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-)
advertisement- From advertir, Old French for "to notice," and ultimately from Latin advertere, "to turn toward."
An announcement is a public statement giving information about something.
An advertisement is an item in a newspaper, on television, on the internet, or in a public place, which tries to persuade you to buy something, or which gives you information about an event or job vacancy.
The abbreviated forms advert (in British English) and ad are also commonly used.
|Noun||1.||advertisement - a public promotion of some product or service|
direct mail - advertising sent directly to prospective customers via the mail
preview, prevue, trailer - an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
promotion, promotional material, publicity, packaging - a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution; "the packaging of new ideas"
advertorial - an advertisement that is written and presented in the style of an editorial or journalistic report
mailer - an advertisement that is sent by mail
broadsheet, broadside, circular, flyer, handbill, throwaway, flier, bill - an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
teaser - an advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest
top billing - the advertisement of a star's name at the top of a theatrical poster
it's not much of an advertisement for the place → no dice mucho en favor de la ciudad/del hotel