Pro advertizing


the act or practice of calling public attention to one's product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.: to get more customers by advertising.
paid announcements; advertisements.
the profession of planning, designing, and writing advertisements.
Also, advertizing.

1520–30; advertise + -ing1

counteradvertising, noun
proadvertising, adjective
proadvertizing, adjective
self-advertising, adjective, noun Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
advertising or sometimes (US) advertizing (ˈædvəˌtaɪzɪŋ)
1.  the promotion of goods or services for sale through impersonal media, such as radio or television
2.  the business that specializes in creating such publicity
3.  advertisements collectively; publicity
advertizing or sometimes (US) advertizing

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Word Origin & History

early 15c., "to take notice of," from M.Fr. advertiss-, prp. stem of a(d)vertir "to warn," from L. advertere "turn toward," from ad- "toward" + vertere "to turn" see versus). Sense shifted to "to give notice to others, warn" (late 15c.) by influence of
advertisement. Original meaning remains in advert "to give attention to."
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