marketing

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

marketing

  1. Present participle of market.

Noun[edit]

marketing (countable and uncountable, plural marketings)

  1. Buying and selling in a market.
  2. (uncountable) The promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service; includes market research and advertising.
    • 2013 May 25, “No hiding place”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8837, page 74: 
      In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.
  3. (up to the 1920s, archaic) Shopping, going to market.
    • 1926, George Herriman, comic strip Us Husbands, June 12th, 1926 (reprinted in the back of Krazy & Ignatz, vol. 1922–1924, Fantagraphics, 2012, ISBN 978-1-60699-477-1, p. 223):
      [Wife to husband:] I'm going out to do my marketing – keep out of the kitchen, while I'm gone.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From American English marketing

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marketing m (plural marketings)

  1. marketing

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English marketing.

Noun[edit]

marketing m (invariable)

  1. marketing (commercial activities)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English marketing.

Noun[edit]

marketing m (usually uncountable, plural marketings)

  1. marketing