announcement - advertisement

announcement - advertisement
'announcement'
An announcement is a public statement giving information about something.

The government made a public announcement about the progress of the talks.

The announcement gave details of small increases in taxes.

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'advertisement'
An advertisement is an item in a newspaper or on television which tries to persuade you to buy something, or which gives you information about an event or job vacancy.

...an advertisement for Black and White whisky.

...an advertisement for an assistant cashier.

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  • advertisement — publication, announcement, broadcasting, proclamation, promulgation, declaration (see under DECLARE) Analogous words: *publicity, ballyhoo, promotion, propaganda …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • advertisement — [n] public notice of sale ad, announcement, bill, blurb, broadcast, circular, classified ad, commercial, communication, declaration, display, endorsement, exhibit, exhibition, flyer, literature, notice, notification, placard, plug, poster,… …   New thesaurus

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  • announcement — publication, proclamation, declaration, promulgation, advertisement, broadcasting (see under DECLARE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • advertisement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. announcement, [public] notice; commercial, [want, classified, personal, etc. ] ad; advert, advertorial, plug, blurb (all inf.); publicity. See publication. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A public notice] Syn …   English dictionary for students

  • advertisement */*/ — UK [ədˈvɜː(r)tɪsmənt] / US [ædˈvɜrtɪsmənt] / US [ˌædvərˈtaɪzmənt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms advertisement : singular advertisement plural advertisements a short film on television or short article on radio that is intended to… …   English dictionary

  • announcement — an|nounce|ment W3S3 [əˈnaunsmənt] n 1.) an important or official statement ▪ Dillon made the announcement at a news conference. announcement about ▪ an important announcement about tax increases announcement that ▪ We were shocked by the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • announcement — noun 1 (C) an important or official statement (+ about): an important announcement about tax increases | announcement that: We were shocked by the announcement that the mayor was resigning. | make an announcement: Silence please, Mr Dacre has an… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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