UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ədˈv3ːrtɪsmənt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌædvɚˈtaɪzmənt, ædˈvɝtɪsmənt, -tɪz-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ad′vər tīzmənt, ad vûrtis mənt, -tiz-)

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ad•ver•tise•ment /ˌædvɚˈtaɪzmənt, ædˈvɜrtɪsmənt, -tɪz-/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Business[countable] a paid notice or announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc.
  2. the action of making public:[uncountable]This news will receive wide advertisement.
See -vert-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ad•ver•tise•ment  (ad′vər tīzmənt, ad vûrtis mənt, -tiz-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Businessa paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc.
  2. a public notice, esp. in print.
  3. the action of making generally known;
    a calling to the attention of the public:The news of this event will receive wide advertisement.
Also,  ad′ver•tizement. 
  • Middle French avertissement. See advertise, -ment
  • late Middle English 1425–75

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
advertisement, sometimes US advertizement /ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt -tɪz-/ n
  1. any public notice, as a printed display in a newspaper, short film on television, announcement on radio, etc, designed to sell goods, publicize an event, etc
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