announcement - advertisement

announcement - advertisement
An announcement is a public statement giving information about something.

The government made a public announcement about the progress of the talks.

The announcement gave details of small increases in taxes.

An advertisement is an item in a newspaper or on television which tries to persuade you to buy something, or which gives you information about an event or job vacancy. advertisement for Black and White whisky. advertisement for an assistant cashier.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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