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[mass noun] The business world of advertising and advertisers:‘the company lost nearly all the people whose names meant anything in adland’
- ‘It showed some cosy family with a couple of small kids, all cloying sweetness and perfection, such as exists purely in adland.’
- ‘It's the sort of place that exists in London's adland, in Soho, where you feel you're swimming against the tide unless you're kitted out from head to toe in Prada.’
- ‘Reading the making of the story at adland, no one will be surprised to learn they came up with the ideas in 24 hours, and shot them in like a week.’
- ‘With such a busy working life and an attitude that embraces stress as a necessary ingredient of life in adland, how important is relaxation?’
- ‘What we see, though, are not the bright, seductive confections of adland, but the rough timber poles and frames that support these messages.’
- ‘Peter Robinson asks if alternative rock has finally sold its soul to adland.’
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