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Advertise vs. Promote

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Advertiseverb

To notify (someone) of something; to call someone's attention to something.

Promoteverb

(transitive) To raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank.

‘He promoted his clerk to office manager.’;

Advertiseverb

(transitive) To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly.

Promoteverb

(transitive) To advocate or urge on behalf of (something or someone); to attempt to popularize or sell by means of advertising or publicity.

‘They promoted the abolition of daylight saving time.’; ‘They promoted the new film with giant billboards.’;

Advertiseverb

(intransitive) To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others.

‘It pays to advertise.’; ‘For personal needs, advertise on the internet or in a local newspaper.’;

Promoteverb

(transitive) To encourage, urge or incite.

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Advertiseverb

(transitive) To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales.

‘Over the air, they advertise their product on drive-time radio talk shows and TV news shows.’;

Promoteverb

To elevate to the above league.

‘At the end of the season, three teams are promoted to the Premier League.’;

Advertiseverb

To give notice to; to inform or apprise; to notify; to make known; hence, to warn; - often followed by of before the subject of information; as, to advertise a man of his loss.

‘I will advertise thee what this people shall do.’;

Promoteverb

To increase the activity of (a catalyst) by changing its surface structure.

Advertiseverb

To give public notice of; to announce publicly, esp. by a printed notice; as, to advertise goods for sale, a lost article, the sailing day of a vessel, a political meeting.

Promoteverb

To exchange (a pawn) for a queen or other piece when it reaches the eighth rank.

‘Having crossed the chessboard, his pawn was promoted to a queen.’;

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Advertiseverb

call attention to;

‘Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS’;

Promoteverb

To move on to a subsequent stage of education.

‘At the end of Primary 6 students can promote directly to the secondary section of SIS.’;

Advertiseverb

make publicity for; try to sell (a product);

‘The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model’; ‘The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops’;

Promoteverb

To contribute to the growth, enlargement, or prosperity of (any process or thing that is in course); to forward; to further; to encourage; to advance; to excite; as, to promote learning; to promote disorder; to promote a business venture.

Advertiseverb

describe or draw attention to (a product, service, or event) in a public medium in order to promote sales or attendance

‘a billboard advertising beer’;

Promoteverb

To exalt in station, rank, or honor; to elevate; to raise; to prefer; to advance; as, to promote an officer.

‘I will promote thee unto very great honor.’; ‘Exalt her, and she shall promote thee.’;

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Advertiseverb

publicize information about (a vacancy)

‘for every job we advertise we get a hundred applicants’; ‘he advertised for dancers in the trade papers’;

Promoteverb

To urge on or incite another, as to strife; also, to inform against a person.

Advertiseverb

make (a quality or fact) known

‘Meryl coughed briefly to advertise her presence’;

Promoteverb

contribute to the progress or growth of;

‘I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom’;

Advertiseverb

notify (someone) of something

‘some prisoners advertised the French of this terrible danger’;

Promoteverb

give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;

‘John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired’; ‘Women tend not to advance in the major law firms’; ‘I got promoted after many years of hard work’;

Promoteverb

make publicity for; try to sell (a product);

‘The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model’; ‘The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops’;

Promoteverb

be changed for a superior chess or checker piece

Promoteverb

change a pawn for a king by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it the row closest to your opponent

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