advertised advertised  /ˈæd vər ˌtaɪzd/


  • (adj) called to public attention


  • John Huston has suggested a boycott of products advertised on TV showings of colorized movies.


  1. The Morning Line, 6/14: Jason Buelterman edition

    Welcome guest TMLer Jason Buelterman to the show: After taking three of four from the down-and-out Cubbies, it has become evident that our mighty Redlegs perform as advertised against the Cub-like squads in the league, but not so much against the teams we may actually face in a first round five game playoff or one ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Man calls police because prostitute was 'not as advertised'

    A British man called police to complain that a sex worker he visited did not appear as advertised.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WLBT 3 Jackson

  3. Track What Matters Client Uses GPS Fleet Tracking System to Recover Stolen Vehicles

    D & S Engineering says, "GPS Perfomed as Advertised. Thank You, Track What Matters" (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "The war in Iraq is not going as advertised. It is a flawed policy wrapped in illusion," Murtha said.
    on Nov 17, 2005 By: John Murtha Source: FOXNews

  2. Furthermore, Obama argued that "the difference between Ahmadinejad and Mousavi, in terms of their actual policies, may not be as great as has been advertised."
    on Jun 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

  3. "The alleged misrepresentation here - that 'light' and 'low-tar' cigarettes are not as healthy as advertised - is actionable only because of the effect that smoking light and low-tar cigarettes had on respondents' health," Thomas said.
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Clarence Thomas Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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