want ad


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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want ad
 
n
informal a classified advertisement in a newspaper, magazine, etc, for something wanted, such as property or employment

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There may even be a want ad for a job in which you are interested.
The real estate want ad section of local newspapers also may prove useful.
The smallest want ad is care fully road each day by hundreds of people.
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