|1.||[ noun ] (business) a public promotion of some product or service|
|Synonyms:||advertising advertisement advertizement advertizing advert|
|Related terms:||promotion commercial circular Yellow_Pages newspaper_ad preview direct_mail advertorial mailer teaser top_billing advertise|
|2.||[ adverb ] in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born|
"in AD 200"
|3.||[ noun ] in the year of Our Lord; date used in reckoning dates after the supposed year Christ was born, "in AD 200"|