Promotion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |prəˈmoʊʃn|  American pronunciation of the word promotion
Brit.  |prəˈməʊʃn|  British pronunciation of the word promotion


- a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution (syn: packaging, promo, publicity)
- act of raising in rank or position
- encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something (syn: advancement, furtherance)
- the advancement of some enterprise (syn: forwarding, furtherance)


There was little chance for promotion within the company.

She was given a well-deserved promotion.

The company is offering a special promotion to increase sales.

the promotion of better relations between neighboring countries

He made his promotion to major.

I want a job with good prospects for promotion.

Your promotion to Senior Editor is now official.

She thinks she's really something ever since her promotion.

...with that new promotion he's now one of the bigs in the company...

They recommended her for a promotion after only two years.

Afterward, she got a promotion.

In his promotion of burgeoning black writers, however, Hughes made no compromises.

The chairman proposed the young executive as a candidate for promotion.

Her responsibilities were multiplied by the promotion.

...he continued to gloom over the fact that he had been passed over for promotion to district manager...

Word forms

singular: promotion
plural: promotions
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