ad n abbr ( advertisement) publicité f TV ad, television ad spot m publicitaire newspaper ad publicité dans un journal →
ad campaign →
ad agency →
adv abbr ( Anno Domini) ap. J.-C.
in 800 AD en 800 ap. J.-C.
n abbr (US) →
n agence f de publicité
→ The tricks that ad agencies deploy are numerous
n campagne f de publicité
→ an ad campaign for French Connection
[decision] de circonstance
[committee] ad hoc
→ ad hoc committees set up to examine specific problems
on an ad hoc basis de façon ad hoc
→ `I accept offers of work on an ad hoc basis,' he said.
adv à l'infini
ad-lib , ad lib
→ To this day I still ad lib on radio and use only the minimum script for TV.
→ It's all ad-libbed.
to speak ad-lib improviser
→ I spoke from the pulpit mostly ad lib
[comedy] improvisé (e)
→ The club is famous for its ad-lib comedy.
adv à satiété
→ He does keep making the same points ad nauseam.
→ This is a line we have heard ad nauseam from Tony Blair and Robin Cook.
→ The media hammered away at the issue ad nauseam.
n petite annonce f
personal ad *
n petite annonce f personnelle
n (US) petite annonce f
→ I furnished my first apartment with items from the want ads ...
→ Nearly everybody in the group agreed that in this job market the usual avenues, like searching the want ads, are useless.