Promotion
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Promotion
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English

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Etymology

From Old French promocion, from Latin promotio.

Pronunciation

Noun

promotion (countable and uncountable, plural promotions)

  1. An advancement in rank or position.
    I'll have to give myself a promotion!
    Antonym: demotion
  2. Dissemination of information in order to increase its popularity.
    the promotion of the idea of global warming in schools
  3. (marketing) An event intended to increase the reach or image of a product or brand.
    The price cut is serving as a promotion of the manufacturer's new beverage varieties.
  4. (zoology, chiefly entomology) Forward motion. (Contrast remotion.)
    • 1995, Cladocera as Model Organisms in Biology ->ISBN, page 63:
      By simple promotion and remotion, assisted by some flexure and extension, the distal spines of each would reach and scratch the substratum and, on remotion, sweep coarse particles posteriorly and dorsally.
    • 2008, John L. Capinera, Encyclopedia of Entomology ->ISBN, volume 4, page 3326:
      In other arthropods, promotion-remotion of the leg is accomplished at other joints. For example, in spiders promotion-remotion occurs at the coxa-trochanter joint, insects utilize the body-coxa joint, and [...]

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French

Alternative forms

  • promo (advertising; discount; year group)

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin pr?m?ti?, from pr?move? (whence French promouvoir).

Pronunciation

Noun

promotion f (plural promotions)

  1. promotion (career advancement)
  2. promotion, advertising
    Ils seront là demain pour faire la promotion de leur dernier album.
  3. special offer, discount, special, sale
    Les pantalons sont en promotion, profitez-en !
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonym: promo
  4. school year, year group
    Je fais partie de la promotion 2010-2011, et toi ?
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonym: promo

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