infomercial

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in·fo·mer·cial

 (ĭn′fə-mûr′shəl)
n.
A relatively long commercial in the format of a television program.

infomercial

(ˌɪnfəˈmɜːʃəl)
n
(Marketing) a short film, usually for television, which advertises a product or service in an informative way
[C20: from info + (com)mercial]

in•fo•mer•cial

(ˌɪn foʊˈmɜr ʃəl)

n.
a program-length television commercial that is cast in a standard format so as to disguise the fact that it is an advertisement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infomercial - a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary
commercial, commercial message - a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
Translations

infomercial

[ˈɪnfəʊmɜːʃl] Npublirreportaje m

infomercial

[ˌɪnfəʊˈmɜːrʃəl]
(US) n (for product)publi-information f; (for political candidate) émission où un candidat présente son programme électoral

infomercial

n als Informationssendung getarntes Werbevideo, → Infomercial nt
References in periodicals archive ?
There is a perception that new and different products are provided from infomercials.
based firm, has produced infomercials for Didiseven stain remover, which is sold in over 40,000 retail outlets, including those run by CVS and American Drug Stores.
NEW YORK -- Housewares infomercials are in the news, with a new program being developed by Cesari Response Television (CRTV) for Salton/Maxim's Juiceman juice extractor, and the Jordan Whitney 1996 Annual Greenbook Review naming DeLonghi's Caffe Siena program Best Housewares Infomercial of 1996.
According to Jenner, the former Olympic decathlete and Wheaties-box model who now hawks exercise equipment, viewers like us are suckers for the infomercials for the same reason so many of us watch "Friends.