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 for advertisement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advertisement \Ad*ver"tise*ment\ ([a^]d*v[~e]r"t[i^]z*ment or
     [a^]d`v[~e]r*t[imac]z"ment; 277), n. [F. avertisement,
     formerly also spelled advertissement, a warning, giving
     notice, fr. avertir.]
     1. The act of informing or notifying; notification. [Archaic]
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              An advertisement of danger.           --Bp. Burnet.
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     2. Admonition; advice; warning. [Obs.]
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              Therefore give me no counsel:
              My griefs cry louder than advertisement. --Shak.
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     3. A public notice, especially a paid notice in some public
        print; anything that advertises; as, a newspaper
        containing many advertisements.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a public promotion of some product or service [syn: ad,
           advertisement, advertizement, advertising,
           advertizing, advert]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "advertisement":
     ad, advert, advertising, announcement, ballyhoo, bill, blurb,
     broadcast, broadside, brochure, circular, classified, commercial,
     handbill, hype, notice, placard, plug, poster, proclamation,
     promotion, promulgation, pronouncement, pronunciamento, propaganda,
     publication, publicity, puffery, spot announcement

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