promotion

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From Old French promocion, from Latin promotio.

Noun[edit]

promotion ‎(plural promotions)

  1. An advancement in rank or position.
    I'll have to give myself a promotion!
  2. (marketing) Dissemination of positive information about a product, product line, brand, or company.
    The price cut is serving as a promotion of the manufacturer's new beverage varieties.
  3. (zoology, chiefly entomology) Forward motion. (Contrast remotion.)
    • 1995, Cladocera as Model Organisms in Biology (ISBN 079233471X), 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 1402062427), 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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From Latin promotio

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promotion f ‎(plural promotions)

  1. promotion

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