promotion

promotion(
pruh
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mo
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (in rank)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My wife took me out to dinner to celebrate my promotion.Mi esposa me llevó a cenar para celebrar mi ascenso.
b. la promoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They gave me a promotion after only working here six months.Me dieron una promoción después de trabajar aquí sólo seis meses.
2. (special offer)
a. la oferta especial
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They're running a promotion on mayonnaise this week; it's half-price.La mayonesa está en oferta especial esta semana, a mitad de precio.
3. (fostering)
a. el fomento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The principal objective of our organization is the promotion of international cultural cooperation.El objetivo principal de nuestra organizaión es el fomento de la cooperación cultural internacional.
b. la promoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Schools have a role to play in the promotion of good health.Las escuelas juegan un papel en la promoción de la buena salud.
4. (activity of publicizing)
a. la promoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you want to sell a product, you have to be prepared to spend money on promotion.Si quieres vender un producto, hay que estar dispuesto a gastar dinero en su promoción.
b. la publicidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Their budget for promotion is far higher than ours.Su presupuesto para publicidad es mucho más grande que el nuestro.
5. (publicity campaign)
a. la campaña de promoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Companies like celebrities to feature in their promotions.A las empresas les gusta que aparezcan celebridades en sus campañas de promoción.
b. la promoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The rise in the consumption of beer is the result of massive promotions.El aumento del consumo de cerveza es el resultado de grandes promociones.
6. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Promotion is a certainty, unless they lose all their remaining games.Tienen asegurado el ascenso, a no ser que pierdan todos los partidos que les quedan.
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promotion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of employee, officer, soccer team)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of product, plan)
a. la promoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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promotion [prəˈməʊʃən]
noun
1 (in rank) [of employee] ascenso (m); promoción (f)
she took a computing course to improve her chances of promotion consider changing jobs or trying for promotion they reward outstanding employees with promotions to higher-paid posts you can expect promotion to management level after three or four years I'm hoping for another promotion this year this was an important promotion to one of the top jobs in the corporation it was not long before she was eligible for promotion to press officer
to get promotion ser ascendido;to a; if I get promotion, I have to move offices si me ascienden, tengo que trasladarme de oficina
once I got my promotion she wouldn't speak to me
to move up the promotion ladder subir en el escalafón
Macdonald started his climb up the promotion ladder when he became assistant commercial manager they wanted to prevent rich but inexperienced officers jumping up the promotion ladder by simply buying commissions
(Dep) ascenso (m)
they narrowly missed promotion por muy poco no han ascendido a otra división
Fans of Leeds United football club have been celebrating their team's promotion to the first division his Cambridge team can gain an automatic promotion spot to the Premier League Albion are tipped for promotion this season
to win promotion ser promovido; ascender
Derby are favourites to win promotion from Division One we won promotion in two successive seasons until we get the top players, we won't win promotion
(US) (Educ) ascenso (m)
promotion to the next grade depends on the marks you have gained
2 (encouragement) [of trade, peace] fomento (m); promoción (f); [of campaign, project] apoyo (m)
Clinton has pledged to give human rights and the promotion of democracy higher priority The new law was aimed at banning the "promotion" of homosexuality in schools the profit motive was an important factor in the promotion of the sciences movements exist for the promotion of women's rights disease prevention and health promotion the government is encouraging GPs to set up health promotion clinics he made his promotion of the campaign conditonal on certain actors
3 (organization) [of concert, event] organización (f)
known as the man who screwed up the biggest boxing promotion of the century his manager has diversified into the promotion of boxing as well as snooker
4 (publicity, advertising) promoción (f)
they spent a lot of money on advertising and promotion the timetable for the promotion of your book the new product was backed by mass-media promotion and sophisticated marketing their part of the job is promotion and distribution the aggressive promotion of milk sales by the supermarket giants
(advertising campaign) campaña (f) (de promoción)
"a promotion by Bloggs Enterprises" they're planning a big promotion for their new washing powder we can build put together a promotion around that idea
special promotion oferta (f) de promoción
a monthly catalog features special promotions and sale items ask about special promotions and weekend deals too sometimes you may see these special promotions advertised Milford of London is running a special promotion next month with a triple pack of exotic tea blends
sales promotion See culture box in entry sale.
modifier
a man with a promotion board coming up and family responsibilities should keep his nose clean he was convinced he had sailed through the promotion board, and when he heard he'd failed he seems to have snapped Miss James felt she was battling against unfair odds to get on - "it was always men on the promotion board," she said "they would ask stupid, sexist questions about your marriage prospects" Fiona has to contact the supplier and negotiate a new deadline for the promotion campaign the British Deer Society plans to aim a national promotion campaign at butchers' shops a promotion campaign to sell the idea of direct share ownership to the public West Bromwich Albion's Third Division promotion campaign
promotion prospects (n) perspectivas (f) de ascenso
the promotion prospects were virtually nil many police officers resign because they feel their promotion prospects are poor
promotions manager or director (n) directoradirectora (m) (f) encargadoaencargada de promoción;a directora a encargada
Caroline Simpson, promotions director of "Harpers and Queen" magazine Elizabeth got a job with the exclusive magazine "London Portrait" as an advertising and promotions manager
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