advert

  • 1 advert — ad‧vert [ˈædvɜːt ǁ ɜːrt] noun [countable] MARKETING an informal word for advertisement * * * advert UK US /ˈædvɜːt/ noun [C] (UK COMMERCE, MARKETING ► an advertisement: »Their latest advert features world famous tennis player, Roger Federer.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 advert — 1 Advert, revert are sometimes confused because of a similar basic meaning when they are used in reference to discourse or contemplation. Advert denotes to turn from the point, topic, or incident under consideration in order to take up another.… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 advert — Ⅰ. advert [1] ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ an advertisement. Ⅱ. advert [2] ► VERB (advert to) formal ▪ refer to. ORIGIN Latin advertere turn to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Advert — Ad*vert , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Adverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adverting}.] [L. advertere, v. t., to turn to; ad + vertere to turn: cf. F. avertir. See {Advertise}.] To turn the mind or attention; to refer; to take heed or notice; with to; as, he… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 advert — I verb affirm, articulate, assert, asservate, aver, comment, communicate, convey, declare, express, heed, mark, mention, mind, note, notice, recite, recognize, reconsider, remark, review, speak, take cognizance of, take into consideration, tell,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 advert to — index consider, indicate, mention, note (notice), regard (pay attention), specify Burton s Legal Thes …

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  • 7 advert — advert1 [ad vʉrt′, ədvʉrt′] vi. [ME adverten < OFr avertir < L advertere < ad , to + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] to call attention or turn one s attention (to); refer or allude advert2 [ad′vʉrt΄] n. [Chiefly Brit.] short for… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 advert — noun (BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ classified, front page, full page ▪ magazine, newspaper, television, TV ▪ chocolate, j …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 advert — [[t]æ̱dvɜː(r)t[/t]] adverts 1) N COUNT: oft N for n An advert is an announcement in a newspaper, on television, or on a poster about something such as a product, event, or job. [BRIT] I saw an advert for a transport job with a large steel and… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 advert — ad|vert1 [ˈædvə:t US ə:rt] n BrE an advertisement advert 2 ad|vert2 [ədˈvə:t US ə:rt] v advert to [advert to sth] phr v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Early French advertir, from Latin advertere, from ad to + vertere to turn ] to m …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 advert — I (BE) see advertisement II v. (formal and rare) (d; intr.) ( to refer ) to advert to * * * [ ædvɜːt] (BE) see advertisement (formal and rare) (d; intr.) ( to refer ) to advert to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 advert — {{11}}advert (n.) colloquial shortening of ADVERTISEMENT (Cf. advertisement), attested by 1860. {{12}}advert (v.) mid 15c., averten to turn (something) aside, from M.Fr. avertir (12c.), from L.L. advertere (see ADVERTISE (Cf. advertise)). The d… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 advert */ — UK [ˈædvɜː(r)t] / US [ˈædˌvɜrt] noun [countable] Word forms advert : singular advert plural adverts British an advertisement …

    English dictionary

  • 14 advert — I. /ədˈvɜt / (say uhd vert) phrase advert to, 1. to turn one s attention to. 2. to make a remark or remarks about or in relation to; refer to: he adverted briefly to the occurrences of the day. {Latin advertere turn to; replacing Middle English… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 advert — ad, advert are frequent colloquial shortened forms of advertisement, both dating from the middle of the 19c and now widespread in informal use • (If you examine the adverts for personal computers…you ll find that almost nowhere do the ads promise …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 advert — / ædvɜ:t/ noun GB same as advertisement (informal) ● to put an advert in the paper ● to answer an advert in the paper ● classified adverts ● display adverts …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 17 advert — 1. noun An advertisement, an ad. 2. verb a) To turn attention. He adverted to the problem in the opening paragraph. b) To call attention, refer; construed w …

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  • 18 advert — See advert, avert …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 19 advert to — formal refer to. → advert …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 advert — advert1 [ advə:t] noun Brit. informal an advertisement. advert2 [əd və:t] verb (advert to) formal refer to. Origin ME: from OFr. avertire, from L. advertere (see adverse) …

    English new terms dictionary