Adjective "advertised" definition and examples

(Advertised may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈadvətʌɪz/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Describe or draw attention to (a product, service, or event) in a public medium in order to promote sales or attendance.
  1. 'Six out of ten of those quizzed said they mistrusted brands that used pop-ups to advertise their products and services.'
  2. 'It is all part of the national programme being advertised as Power to Change.'
  3. 'People who want to promote or advertise a product or brand are the most interested.'
  4. 'This event is advertised as a family day out with opportunities to watch skilled aviation displays and see exciting jet aircraft.'
  5. 'Products that are advertised as cures for colic do not help.'
  6. 'Coating products are promoted and advertised as graffiti-resistant, but what does that really mean?'
  7. 'It's about reaching of the widest possible audience we can to advertise our products and services.'
  8. 'The conference was advertised as being about gender and identity in South China.'
  9. 'Although the service was advertised as being ‘free’ it was being charged at 38p per minute.'
  10. 'Eventually, streaming video should prove of great use in promoting and advertising products on the Web.'
  11. 'for every job we advertise we get a hundred applicants'
  12. 'The company already advertises vacancies here on its website.'
  13. 'So much so that the English Golf Union has got a page on its website which advertises such vacancies.'
  14. 'Recruitment and retention activities are occurring but having no real impact on vacancies being advertised.'
  15. 'Ms Gordon explained that that house would be advertised for tender in the near future.'
  16. 'They have already advertised for a Principal and will advertise a teaching post once the Principal has been appointed.'
  17. 'New four-bedroom semis are now being advertised for £85,000, down from £92,000 last August.'
  18. 'Mrs Darlington got the job after the town council advertised the vacancy last summer.'
  19. 'They do not advertise these vacancies, but family and friends are appointed.'
  20. 'Not a single place was advertised for rent at under £200 a week-and that gets a studio or a one-bedroom flat.'
  21. 'However, it has struggled to recruit the 550 staff it needs in its new location, despite advertising the vacancies.'
  22. 'Meryl coughed briefly to advertise her presence'
  23. 'No one bothered advertising the fact that, in order to live, I need to keep breathing.'
  24. 'They would also have to pay to advertise the fact they would be applying for the licence.'
  25. 'If a man is a fool, the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking. - Woodrow Wilson'
  26. 'A lot of people don't want to advertise the fact that they have a personal trainer.'
  27. 'If you need to escape an oppressive regime, can you afford to advertise that fact by filling out an asylum claim in the street?'
  28. 'It said it wants to advertise this fact in a more tangible way hence the commission's presence at the show.'
  29. 'Why did this letter writer not take out a full page advertisement to advertise this fact?'
  30. 'I didn't even find out that we had any titles in our family until I was about eight or nine, they hated to advertise that fact.'
  31. 'You are passionate and adventurous, however, you do not go around advertising these qualities.'
  32. 'I wore only a pair of jeans and a t-shirt advertising the fact that I had given blood at the last blood drive.'
  33. 'The captains of the guards advertised the Emperor of it, who sent out scouts.'

More definitions

1. to announce or praise (a product, service, etc.) in some public medium of communication in order to induce people to buy or use it: to advertise a new brand of toothpaste.

2. to give information to the public about; announce publicly in a newspaper, on radio or television, etc.: to advertise a reward.

3. to call attention to, in a boastful or ostentatious manner: Stop advertising yourself!

4. Obsolete. to give notice, advice, or i

More examples(as adjective)

"dumbbells can be advertised as ways."

"prices can be advertised."

"times can be advertised."

"products can be advertised."

"posts can be advertised."

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Origin

(advertise)Late Middle English: from Old French advertiss-, lengthened stem of advertir, from Latin advertere ‘turn towards’ (see advert).