promotion

/prə'məυʃ(ə)n/ noun
1. the fact of being moved up to a more important job
I ruined my chances of promotion when I argued with the managing director.
The job offers good promotion chances or promotion prospects.
to earn promotion to work hard and efficiently and so be promoted
2. all means of conveying the message about a product or service to potential customers, e.g. publicity, a sales campaign, TV commercials or free gifts
Our promotion budget has been doubled.
The promotion team has put forward plans for the launch.
We are offering free holidays in France as part of our special in-store promotion.
We a running a special promotion offering two for the price of one.
3.
promotion of a company the setting up of a new company

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