The act of promoting or the fact of being promoted; advancement.(noun)
Encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance.(noun)
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Use "promotion" in a sentence
"So, for Burger King to snap up that exclusivity in promotion is very smart."
"But taking your comment instead at face value, what you term promotion I see as learning."
"In France recently, I took note of how television there announces commercials by displaying the word "promotion" leading into them."