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Ad vs. Commercial

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Adnoun

advertisement.

‘I have placed both of the ads in the newspaper as instructed.’;

Commercialnoun

An advertisement in a common media format, usually radio or television.

Adnoun

(tennis) advantage

Commercialnoun

(finance) A commercial trader, as opposed to an individual speculator.

Adnoun

(debating) advantage

‘ads and disads’;

Commercialadjective

Of or pertaining to commerce.

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Adpreposition

to, toward

Commercialadjective

(aviation) Designating an airport that serves passenger and/or cargo flights.

Adnoun

a public promotion of some product or service

Commercialadjective

(aviation) Designating such an airplane flight.

Adadverb

in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born;

‘in AD 200’;

Commercialadjective

Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade; mercantile; as, commercial advantages; commercial relations.

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Adnoun

an advertisement

‘the latest television lager ad’;

Commercialnoun

a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television

Adnoun

short for advantage

Commercialadjective

connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises;

‘commercial trucker’; ‘commercial TV’; ‘commercial diamonds’;

Commercialadjective

of or relating to commercialism;

‘a commercial attache’; ‘commercial paper’; ‘commercial law’;

Commercialadjective

of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior;

‘commercial grade of beef’; ‘commercial oxalic acid’;

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Commercialadjective

concerned with or engaged in commerce

‘a commercial agreement’;

Commercialadjective

making or intended to make a profit

‘commercial products’;

Commercialadjective

having profit rather than artistic or other value as a primary aim

‘their work is too commercial’;

Commercialadjective

(of television or radio) funded by the revenue from broadcast advertisements.

Commercialadjective

(of chemicals) supplied in bulk and not of the highest purity.

Commercialnoun

a television or radio advertisement

‘they looked like a family from a breakfast cereal commercial’;

Commercialnoun

a travelling sales representative.

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