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Definition 1: act of raising in rank or position - [noun denoting act]

(promotion is a kind of ...) the action of changing something

"the change of government had no impact on the economy" "his change on abortion cost him the election"

(... is a kind of promotion ) the act of raising someone to the nobility

(... is a kind of promotion ) the act of preferring

"the preferment went to the younger candidate"

(... is a kind of promotion ) the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank

Definition 2: the advancement of some enterprise - [noun denoting act]

Samples where promotion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career

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(promotion is a kind of ...) gradual improvement or growth or development

"advancement of knowledge" "great progress in the arts"

Definition 3: a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where promotion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the packaging of new ideas

Synonyms for promotion in the sense of this definition

(promotion is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of promotion ) highly favorable publicity and praise

"his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"

(... is a kind of promotion ) a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution

(... is a kind of promotion ) a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)

"the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"

(... is a kind of promotion ) blatant or sensational promotion

(... is a kind of promotion ) promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

(... is a kind of promotion ) a public promotion of some product or service

(... is a kind of promotion ) promotion that supplements or coordinates advertising

(... is part of promotion) the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service

"most companies have a manager in charge of marketing"

Definition 4: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for promotion in the sense of this definition

(promotion is a kind of ...) the expression of approval and support

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