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promotion noun

1 to a higher position

ADJ. rapid | internal The company encourages internal promotion.

VERB + PROMOTION gain, get, 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

PROMOTION + NOUN opportunities, prospects | race With three matches remaining, there are six teams in the promotion race.

PREP. ~ from, ~ to his promotion from lecturer to senior lecturer

PHRASES chance/chances of promotion The team's chances of promotion took a knock when they lost at home.

2 advertising

ADJ. special | sales, trade | book, tobacco, etc. | health The new health promotion clinic will provide free check-ups.

VERB + PROMOTION do We're doing a special book promotion at key bookshops this week.