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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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] 
 
  An  advertisement  of  danger.  --Bp.  Burnet. 
 
  2.  Admonition;  advice;  warning.  [Obs.] 
 
  Therefore  give  me  no  counsel:  My  griefs  cry  louder 
  than  advertisement.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  A  public  notice,  especially  a  paid  notice  in  some  public 
  print;  anything  that  advertises;  as  a  newspaper 
  containing  many  advertisements. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  advertisement 
  n  :  a  public  promotion  of  some  product  or  service  [syn:  {ad},  {advertising}, 
  {advert}] 




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