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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Advert  \Ad*vert"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Adverted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Adverting}.]  [L.  advertere  v.  t.,  to  turn  to  ad  + 
  vertere  to  turn:  cf  F.  avertir  See  {Advertise}.] 
  To  turn  the  mind  or  attention;  to  refer;  to  take  heed  or 
  notice;  --  with  to  as  he  adverted  to  what  was  said 
 
  I  may  again  advert  to  the  distinction.  --Owen. 
 
  Syn:  Syn.-  To  refer;  allude;  regard.  See  {Refer}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  advert 
  n  :  a  public  promotion  of  some  product  or  service  [syn:  {ad},  {advertisement}, 
  {advertising}] 
  v  1:  give  heed  (to);  "The  children  in  the  audience  attended  the 
  recital  quietly";  "She  hung  on  his  every  word";  "They 
  paid  attention  to  everything  he  said"  [syn:  {attend},  {pay 
  attention},  {hang},  {pay  heed},  {give  ear}] 
  2:  make  a  more  or  less  disguised  reference  to  "He  alluded  to 
  the  problem  but  did  not  mention  it"  [syn:  {allude},  {touch}] 
  3:  make  reference  to:  "His  name  was  mentioned  in  connection 
  with  the  invention"  [syn:  {mention},  {bring  up},  {cite},  {name}, 
  {refer}] 




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