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pro·mo·tion

 (prə-mō′shən)
n.
1. The act of promoting someone to a higher job, grade, or rank, or the fact of being so promoted.
2. Support or encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance: has joined in the promotion of the theory.
3.
a. Advertising; publicity.
b. An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something: offered a free sample as a promotion to try the new soap.

pro·mo′tion·al adj.
pro·mo′tion·al·ly adv.

pro•mo•tion

(prəˈmoʊ ʃən)

n.
1. advancement in rank or position.
2. furtherance or encouragement.
3. the act of promoting.
4. the state of being promoted.
5.
a. the publicizing or advertising of a product, cause, institution, etc.
b. materials, events, etc., generated for this purpose.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
pro•mo′tion•al, adj.
pro•mo′tive, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promotion - a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institutionpromotion - a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution; "the packaging of new ideas"
marketing - the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service; "most companies have a manager in charge of marketing"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
buildup - highly favorable publicity and praise; "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"
public relations, PR - a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution
blurb, endorsement, indorsement - a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"
ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plug - blatant or sensational promotion
sales pitch, sales talk, pitch - promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
sales promotion - promotion that supplements or coordinates advertising
2.promotion - act of raising in rank or position
ennoblement - the act of raising someone to the nobility
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
preferment - the act of preferring; "the preferment went to the younger candidate"
investiture, investment - the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
demotion - act of lowering in rank or position
3.promotion - encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
4.promotion - the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
progress, advancement - gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"

promotion

noun
1. rise, upgrading, move up, advancement, elevation, exaltation, preferment, aggrandizement, ennoblement rewarding outstanding employees with promotion
2. publicity, advertising, hype, pushing, plugging (informal), propaganda, advertising campaign, hard sell, media hype, ballyhoo (informal), puffery (informal), boosterism The company spent a lot of money on advertising and promotion.
3. encouragement, backing, support, development, progress, boosting, advancement, advocacy, cultivation, espousal, furtherance, boosterism dedicated to the promotion of new ideas and research

promotion

noun
1. A progression upward in rank:
2. A systematic effort or part of this effort to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity:
Informal: pitch, plug.
Slang: hype.
3. The act or profession of promoting something, as a product:
Translations
تَرْقِيَه، تَرْفيع في الدَّرَجَهتَرْوِيجتَرْويج المَبيعاتتَشْجيع، تَعْزيز
podporapovýšenípropagaceprosazování
forfremmelsefremme
ylennys
promocija
elõléptetéselõsegítéspromóció
auglÿsingeflingstöîuhækkun
促進
승진
napredovanjespodbujanje
kampanj
การส่งเสริมสนับสนุน
geliştirmereklamını/tanıtımını yapmatanıtımterfi
sự xúc tiến

promotion

[prəˈməʊʃən]
A. N
1. (in rank)
1.1. [of employee] → ascenso m, promoción f
to get promotionser ascendido (to a) if I get promotion, I have to move officessi me ascienden, tengo que trasladarme de oficina
to move up the promotion laddersubir en el escalafón
1.2. (Sport) → ascenso m
they narrowly missed promotionpor muy poco no han ascendido a otra división
to win promotionser promovido, ascender
1.3. (US) (Scol) → ascenso m
2. (= encouragement) [of trade, peace] → fomento m, promoción f; [of campaign, project] → apoyo m
3. (= organization) [of concert, event] → organización f
4. (= publicity, advertising) → promoción f; (= advertising campaign) → campaña f (de promoción)
special promotionoferta f de promoción
see also sales B
B. CPD promotion prospects NPLperspectivas fpl de ascenso
promotions manager or director Ndirector(a) m/f encargado/a de promoción

promotion

[prəˈməʊʃən] n
[employee] → promotion f
promotion to a higher-paid post → promotion à un poste mieux payé
to try for promotion → chercher à être promu(e)
[football team] → promotion f
[product] → promotion f
(= special deal) → promotion f

promotion

n
(in rank) → Beförderung f; (of football team)Aufstieg m; to get or win promotionbefördert werden; (football team)aufsteigen
(= fostering)Förderung f; (Parl: of bill) → Einsatz m(of für)
(= organization: of conference etc) → Veranstaltung f
(= advertising)Werbung f(of für); (= advertising campaign)Werbekampagne f; (= marketing)Einführung fauf dem Markt; Rochas are doing a special promotion in the store this weekwir haben diese Woche eine Rochas-Werbekampagne im Warenhaus

promotion

[prəˈməʊʃn] n (gen) → promozione f
to get promotion → ottenere la promozione

promote

(prəˈməut) verb
1. to raise (to a higher rank or position). He was promoted to head teacher.
2. to encourage, organize, or help the progress of. He worked hard to promote peace / this scheme.
3. to encourage the buying of; to advertise. We are promoting a new brand of soap-powder.
proˈmoter noun
proˈmotion (-ʃən) noun
1. the raising of a person to a higher rank or position. He has just been given (a) promotion.
2. encouragement (of a cause, charity etc). the promotion of world peace.
3. the activity of advertising a product etc. He is against the promotion of cigarettes.

promotion

تَرْوِيج prosazování forfremmelse Beförderung προώθηση ascenso, promoción ylennys promotion promocija promozione 促進 승진 promotie forfremmelse awans promoção продвижение kampanj การส่งเสริมสนับสนุน tanıtım sự xúc tiến 促进
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A fellow has now no chance of promotion unless he jumps into the muzzle of a gun and crawls out of the touch-hole.
To he sure, if it should happen (what I neither believe nor expect) that your worship were to give me that island you have promised me, I am not so ungrateful nor so grasping but that I would be willing to have the revenue of such island valued and stopped out of my wages in due promotion.
I have the infinite satisfaction of congratulating you on your brother's promotion.
In case of ill conduct they were liable to forfeit their wages and be dismissed; but, should they acquit themselves well, the confident expectation was held out to them of promotion, and partnership.
They had been a year or two waiting for fortune and promotion.
Delightful inducements to embark, fine chance for promotion, it seems -- aye, a stove boat will make me an immortal by brevet.
Vronsky had that winter got his promotion, was now a colonel, had left the regimental quarters, and was living alone.
The great events rendered the newspapers rather interesting, to be sure, and Briggs read out the Gazette, in which Rawdon Crawley's gallantry was mentioned with honour, and his promotion was presently recorded.
In the promotion of this object she was zealously active, as far as her ability reached; and missed no opportunity of projecting weddings among all the young people of her acquaintance.
A council was now called, in which, after many debates, Molly still persisting that she would not go to service, it was at length resolved, that Goody Seagrim herself should wait on Miss Western, and endeavour to procure the place for her eldest daughter, who declared great readiness to accept it: but Fortune, who seems to have been an enemy of this little family, afterwards put a stop to her promotion.
No sooner does an Indian belle experience this promotion, than all her notions at once rise and expand to the dignity of her situation, and the purse of her lover, and his credit into the bargain, are taxed to the utmost to fit her out in becoming style.
To be so sent meant not only a reward but an important step toward promotion.

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