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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·ver·tise /ˈædvɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ver·tise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advertised p. pr. & vb. n. Advertising ]  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. [Archaic]
    I will advertise thee what this people shall do.   --Num. xxiv. 14.
 4. 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.
 Syn: -- To apprise; inform; make known; notify; announce; proclaim; promulgate; publish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he
           has AIDS" [syn: publicize, advertize, publicise]
      2: 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" [syn: advertize,
          promote, push]