promotion

noun
1 to a higher position
ADJECTIVE
rapid
internal

The company encourages internal promotion.

VERB + PROMOTION
earn, gain, get, receive, win

If I can't get promotion soon, I'll look for another job.

deserve

We congratulate James on his well-deserved promotion to Chief Executive.

recommend sb for
offer sb
deny sb
announce
seek, want
PROMOTION + NOUN
opportunities, prospects (BrE)
race (BrE, sports)

With three matches remaining, there are six teams in the promotion race.

PREPOSITION
promotion from, promotion to

her promotion from assistant to associate professor

PHRASES
chance of promotion, chances of promotion

She felt she had little chance of promotion in her job.

The team's chances of promotion took a knock when they lost at home. (BrE)

2 advertising
ADJECTIVE
special
marketing, sales, trade
book
health

The new health promotion clinic will provide free check-ups.

in-store, on-air, online
seasonal
consumer
VERB + PROMOTION
do

We're doing a special book promotion at key stores this week.


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  • Promotion — (spätlateinisch promotio ‚Beförderung‘, ‚Erhebung‘) steht für Verleihen des Doktorgrades, siehe Promotion (Doktor) Verleihen der Ritterwürde, siehe Ritter eine Art der Typumwandlung bei einigen Programmiersprachen, siehe Promotion (Typumwandlung) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Promotion — Sf Verleihung der Doktorwürde erw. fach. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. prōmōtio ( ōnis) Beförderung (zu Ehrenstellen) , zu l. prōmovēre vorwärts bewegen, fortschieben , zu l. movēre bewegen und l. prō . In der Bedeutung Absatzförderung… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • promotion — Promotion. s. f. Elevation à une dignité. Depuis sa promotion au Cardinalat. le Pape a fait une promotion de douze Cardinaux. Ce Cardinal est de la promotion d un tel Pape. le Roy a fait une promotion de Chevaliers. promotion aux Ordres sacrez …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • promotion — pro*mo tion (pr[ o]*m[=o] sh[u^]n), n. [L. promotio: cf. F. promotion.] The act of promoting, advancing, or encouraging; the act of exalting in rank or honor; also, the condition of being advanced, encouraged, or exalted in honor; preferment.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • promotion — /prə məʊʃn/, it. /pro mɔʃɔn/ s. ingl. [dal fr. promotion, dal lat. tardo promotio onis, der. di promovēre promuovere ], usato in ital. al femm. (comm.) [insieme delle attività volte a incrementare la vendita di un prodotto] ▶◀ [➨ promozione (3)] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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  • promotion — [n1] higher position in organization advance, advancement, advocacy, aggrandizement, backing, betterment, boost, break, breakthrough, buildup, bump, elevation, encouragement, ennoblement, exaltation, favoring, furtherance, go ahead*, hike, honor …   New thesaurus

  • Promotion — (v. lat. Promotio), Beförderung, s. u. Promoviren; P. per saltum, Überspringung eines geistlichen Grades; Promōtor, Beförderer; P. fidei, so v.w. Advocatus diaboli; Promotoriales, Beförderungsschreiben …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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