ad ad  /ˈæd/


  1. (n) a public promotion of some product or service
  2. (adv) in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born


  1. Ad praises Ayotte on immigration

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two groups pushing for an overhaul of the nation's immigration system have teamed up to run a television ad in New Hampshire praising U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Ad exec: Online ad industry complicit in NSA PRISM datamining

    A leading figure in digital advertising says the ad industry is complicit in the NSA mass-data spying program, PRISM.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ZDNet

  3. AD: Piper Aircraft, Inc. Airplanes

    AD NUMBER: 2013-10-04 PRODUCT: All Piper Aircraft, Inc. Models PA-31, PA-31-325, and PA-31-350 airplanes.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Aero-News Network


  1. Too often, he said, the UK's approach to building relationships inside and outside the EU "has been rather ad hoc and patchy, giving rise to the frequent complaint from such governments that British ministers only get in touch when a crisis arises...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: William Hague Source: Irish Times

  2. "In my judgment, it would be foolish to waste massive sums of taxpayer funds testing an idea that has been hastily crafted and may actually cause the government to revert to an inadequate strategy of ad hoc bailouts," Shelby said.
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Richard Shelby Source: USA Today

  3. "I thought the ad was disgusting," Bush said at a press conference. "I felt like the ad was an attack not only on Gen. Petraeus but on the US military, and I was disappointed that not more leaders in the Democrat party spoke out strongly...
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

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