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Meaning of "handbill" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HANDBILL

handbill  [ˈhændˌbɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HANDBILL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Handbill is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HANDBILL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

handbill

Flyer (pamphlet)

A flyer or flier, also called a circular, handbill or leaflet, is a form of paper advertisement intended for wide distribution and typically posted or distributed in a public place or through the mail. Flyers may be used by individuals, businesses, or organizations to: ▪ Promote a good or service, such as a restaurant or nightclub. ▪ Persuade or send a social, religious, or political message, as in evangelism or political campaign activities on behalf of a political party or candidate. Flyers have been used in armed conflict: for example, airborne leaflet propaganda has been a tactic of psychological warfare. ▪ Recruit members ▪ Advertise an event such as a music concert, nightclub appearance, festival, or political rally Like postcards, pamphlets and small posters, flyers are a low-cost form of mass marketing or communication. There are many different flyer formats. Some examples are: ▪ A4 ▪ A5 ▪ DL ▪ A6 Flyers are inexpensive to produce. Their widespread use intensified with the spread of desktop publishing systems.

Definition of handbill in the English dictionary

The definition of handbill in the dictionary is a small printed notice for distribution by hand.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HANDBILL


bluebill
ˈbluːˌbɪl
broadbill
ˈbrɔːdˌbɪl
cockbill
ˈkɒkˌbɪl
cranesbill
ˈkreɪnzˌbɪl
crossbill
ˈkrɒsˌbɪl
duckbill
ˈdʌkˌbɪl
hawkbill
ˈhɔːkˌbɪl
hawksbill
ˈhɔːksˌbɪl
hornbill
ˈhɔːnˌbɪl
playbill
ˈpleɪˌbɪl
razorbill
ˈreɪzəˌbɪl
sawbill
ˈsɔːˌbɪl
shoebill
ˈʃuːˌbɪl
silverbill
ˈsɪlvəˌbɪl
spoonbill
ˈspuːnˌbɪl
swordbill
ˈsɔːdˌbɪl
thornbill
ˈθɔːnˌbɪl
waxbill
ˈwæksˌbɪl
waybill
ˈweɪˌbɪl
windbill
ˈwɪndˌbɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HANDBILL

hand´s-breadth
handax
handb
handbag
handbags
handball
handballer
handbarrow
handbasket
handbell
handblown
handbook
handbrake
handbrake turn
handbreadth
handcar
handcart
handclap
handclasp
handcraft

WORDS THAT END LIKE HANDBILL

bank bill
bill
dollar bill
double bill
fill the bill
finance bill
fit the bill
heating bill
hospital bill
omnibus bill
phone bill
private member´s bill
public bill
rebill
roseate spoonbill
senate bill
show bill
T-bill
tax bill
twin bill

Synonyms and antonyms of handbill in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «handbill» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HANDBILL

Find out the translation of handbill to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of handbill from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «handbill» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

传单
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

octavilla
570 millions of speakers

English

handbill
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परचा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعلان حنا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Рекламная листовка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

folheto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ইশতিহার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prospectus
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Handbill
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Flugblatt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チラシ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

광고지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Handbill
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

truyền đơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விளம்பரத்துணுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हँडबिल्ल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

prospektüs
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

volantino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ulotka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рекламна листівка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

handbill
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διαφημιστικό φυλλάδιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

strooibiljet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

handbill
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

handbill
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of handbill

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HANDBILL»

The term «handbill» is regularly used and occupies the 70.211 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HANDBILL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «handbill» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «handbill» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about handbill

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HANDBILL»

Discover the use of handbill in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to handbill and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Winning the Job Race
A handbill is a sales sheet about you. It is most effectively used when you are working on the assumption thereisnoavailablejob position. Similar to a catalogue flyer, it briefly details the benefits you bring to the table. Whereas your resume is ...
Jake Heyden, Scott Kane, Paul R. Kelly, 2010
2
The 200 Best Home Businesses: Easy To Start, Fun To Run, ...
Handbill. Distribution. Start-up cost: $200–$500 Potentialearnings: $15,000– $20,000 Typical fees: $5–$10 per dropoff Advertising: Flyers or classified ads Qualifications: Marketing sense, time-management skills Equipment needed: None ...
Katina Z. Jones, 2005
3
Signature Entertainment Memorabilia Auction
22436 Van Halen "Chevelles LTD" Pasadena Concert Handbill (1975). In their early, pre-superstar- dam days of gigging around Southern California, Van Halen would often draw up flyers for upcoming shows themselves, complete with maps,  ...
Ivy Press, 2006
4
The Republic of Rock: Music and Citizenship in the Sixties ...
Roy Seburn, along with what the handbill called “huge rumbly movies.” The New York rock band the Fugs were “likely” participants, as were the Grateful Dead. Additionally, the handbill claimed, Beat poet Allen Ginsberg and On The Road ...
Michael J. Kramer, 2013
5
Visualising China, 1845-1965: Moving and Still images in ...
6.18a. 6.18b. 6.20. 6.21. 6.22. 6.23. 6.24. Handbill of the Tongqinghao tea shop in Yunnan using an image of a galloping horse against a backdrop of scenery . . . Handbill from a tea merchant in Xin'an featuring pictures of the eight immortals .
‎2012
6
Exploring History through Primary Sources, African Americans
(NCSS) ' Students will write a role-play letter in reaction to an anti-slave handbill. Materials Copy of the facsimile Slave Catcher's Handbill document; Copies of the historical background information (page 40); Copies of the The Fugitive Slave ...
Greg Timmons
7
Boston's Trail to Freedom
Tea. Act. Handbill—Original. Document. Questions. 1. The first of the tea ships reached Boston on November 28, 1773. How many days later was this handbill printed and distributed?
Julia Hargrove, 2003
8
Real Life Bully Prevention for Real Kids: 50 Ways to Help ...
Design a Handbill to Teach about Bullying Description: Design a handbill about bullying to give to other kids. In the handbill, point out things a bully does to bother other children and list specific ideas to combat each problem. Distribute ...
Catherine DePino, 2009
9
Heritage Music and Entertainment Dallas Signature Auction ...
CARNEGIE CHAPTER HALL 1S4 WEST 57Ih STREET . NEW YORK CTTY All aeam $2.00 Ticketa available at: Tha Folklof o Ccnftn llOMacDougotSITMt GR7- ! 9s7 Ito.Yort.atTllftawYo 22194 Handbill for Bob Dylan's "First New York Concert.
Gary Dowell, Isaiah Evans, Kim Jones, James L. Halperin (editor), Ivy Press, 2006
10
The Digital Designer: 101 Graphic Design Projects for Print, ...
The handbill is not used as much today as it was in the past, but small promotional items, such as announcement cards and flyers, are often left in local coffee shops and bookstores hawking upcoming theatrical events. The handbill is a ...
Stephen Pite, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HANDBILL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term handbill is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Perry donates 'invaluable' historic papers to County Archives
A September 1859 handbill for a chancery sale in pre-Civil War Clarksville is part of the collection that Danny Perry has given to the county. «Clarksville Leaf Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
1200 cases at Labour Ministry
But Minister Lighe said, with the latest Act, which has been signed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and is to be printed into handbill by the ... «The New Dawn Liberia, Jul 15»
3
At Raleigh Garden Club, members find fellowship in the garden
A handbill and raffle ticket were at every place setting for members of the Raleigh Garden Club luncheon Wednesday, June 3, 2015 for the ... «News & Observer, Jul 15»
4
Experimental road closures around Loughborough Junction 'called …
... questionnaire of 2013, the Neighbourhood Enhancement (NEP) consultations of 2013 or the handbill for the October 2014 consultation. «BrixtonBuzz, Jul 15»
5
Ypsilanti Township approves ordinance banning panhandling at …
Those soliciting, canvassing or peddling for noncommercial purposes or handbill delivery are exempt from the licensing requirements. «MLive.com, Jul 15»
6
Extremely rare Maidstone typhoid epidemic medal to go under the …
The town council issued a handbill, recommending the boiling of all drinking water and milk. “A free laundry was opened to wash and disinfect ... «Kent News, Jul 15»
7
Feds to target radio, newspapers for medical marijuana ads
Federal law prohibits people from placing ads for illegal drugs, including marijuana, in "any newspaper, magazine, handbill or other publication." The law could ... «Reveal, Jul 15»
8
The Forgotten Village
Like Bello, the Joads left home optimistic about the future, fueled in part by the promise on a handbill—good wages all season—which Pa Joad ... «The Investigative Fund, Jul 15»
9
Labor Minister Appeals for Speedy Print of Decent Work Bill
The Minister of Labor has urged members of the National Legislature to ensure the printing into handbill the recently passed Decent Work Bill ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
10
Boat trip to honor God and America
“I'll park the thing and walk around and talk with people face to face and pass out the handbill that they can take home with them explaining the ... «Portsmouth Daily Times, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Handbill [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/handbill>. Jul 2019 ».
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