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promo

[proh-moh] /ˈproʊ moʊ/ Informal.
noun, plural promos.
1.
promotion (def 5).
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or involving the promotion of a product, event, etc.; promotional.
verb (used with object), promoed, promoing.
3.
to promote (def 5).
Origin of promo
1960-1965
1960-65; by shortening; cf. -o
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promo

/ˈprəʊməʊ/
noun (pl) -mos
1.
  1. (informal) something that is used to promote a product
  2. (as modifier): a promo video
Word Origin
C20: shortened from promotion
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Word Origin and History for promo
n.

1958 (in "Billboard" headlines), shortening of promotion in the sense "advertising, publicity."

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promo

noun
  1. Advertising and promotion: Who's handling the promo for this show?
  2. film, tape, printed piece, etc, for promotion: He shot some promos for his syndicated TV show (1963+)

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promo

promotional announcement
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