advertising

(redirected from Textual ads)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.

ad·ver·tis·ing

 (ăd′vər-tī′zĭng)
n.
1. The activity of attracting public attention to a product or business, as by paid announcements in the print, broadcast, or electronic media.
2. The business of designing and writing advertisements.
3. Advertisements considered as a group: This paper takes no advertising.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

advertising

(ˈædvəˌtaɪzɪŋ) or

advertizing

n
1. (Marketing) the promotion of goods or services for sale through impersonal media, such as radio or television
2. (Marketing) the business that specializes in creating such publicity
3. advertisements collectively; publicity
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

ad•ver•tis•ing

(ˈæd vərˌtaɪ zɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or practice of offering goods or services to the public through announcements in the media.
2. paid announcements; advertisements.
3. the profession of planning, designing, and writing advertisements.
[1520–30]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

Advertising

 

See Also: BUSINESS

  1. Commercials on television are similar to sex and taxes; the more talk there is about them the less likely they are to be curbed —Jack Gould, New York Times, October 20, 1963
  2. Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does —Stewart Henderson Britt, New York Herald-Tribune, October 30, 1956
  3. A good ad should be like a good sermon: It must not only comfort the afflicted, it also must afflict the comfortable —Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
Similes Dictionary, 1st Edition. © 1988 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.advertising - a public promotion of some product or serviceadvertising - 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
newspaper ad, newspaper advertisement - a printed advertisement that is published in a newspaper
commercial, commercial message - a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
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
2.advertising - the business of drawing public attention to goods and servicesadvertising - the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
hard sell - forceful and insistent advertising
soft sell - suggestive or persuasive advertising
circularisation, circularization - circulating printed notices as a means of advertising
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

advertising

noun promotion, marketing, plugging (informal), hype, publicizing, pushing (informal) money from advertising and sponsorship
Quotations
"You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough" [Joseph E. Levine]
"Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement" [Dr. Johnson]
"Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century" [Marshall McLuhan Interview in Advertising Age]
"Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business" [F.Scott Fitzgerald Letter to his daughter, Frances Scott Fitzgerald]
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

advertising

noun
The act or profession of promoting something, as a product:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
inzerce
reklame
mainonta
oglašavanje
広告すること
광고
oglaševanje
reklam
ธุรกิจโฆษณา
việc quảng cáo

advertising

[ˈædvətaɪzɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= business) → publicidad f
my brother's in advertisingmi hermano se dedica a la publicidad
2. (= advertisements collectively) → anuncios mpl
B. CPD advertising agency Nagencia f de publicidad
advertising campaign Ncampaña f publicitaria
advertising manager Njefe/a m/f de publicidad
advertising medium Nmedio m de publicidad
advertising rates NPLtarifa fsing de anuncios
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

advertising

[ˈædvərˌtaɪzɪŋ]
npublicité f
modif [budget, costs, revenue] → de publicité, promotionnel(le)
advertising copy → message m publicitaireadvertising agency nagence f de publicitéadvertising campaign ncampagne f de publicitéadvertising manager ndirecteur/trice m/f de la publicité
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

advertising

nWerbung f, → Reklame f; he works in advertisinger ist in der Werbung (tätig)

advertising

in cpdsWerbe-;
advertising agency
nWerbeagentur for -büro nt
advertising campaign
nWerbekampagne for -feldzug m
advertising media
plWerbemedien pl
advertising rates
plAnzeigenpreise pl; (for TV, radio) → Preise plfür Werbespots
advertising space
nPlatz mfür Anzeigen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

advertising

[ˈædvətaɪzɪŋ] npubblicità (commerciale); (advertisements collectively) → pubblicità, réclame f inv
my brother's in advertising → mio fratello lavora nel settore pubblicitario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

advertising

إِعْلان inzerce reklame Werbung διαφήμιση publicidad mainonta publicité oglašavanje promozione 広告すること 광고 reclame reklame reklama publicidade рекламная деятельность reklam ธุรกิจโฆษณา reklam yapma việc quảng cáo 广告
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in periodicals archive ?
Contextual advertising places textual ads within generic web pages, such as blog posts and online news articles.
The service also includes textual ads matched to the content of the displayed e-mail.
"Web surfers seem to respond more favorably to textual ads in some instances than much richer ads," says John Ferber, CIO of Advertising.com.