madison avenue

 Advertising agencies; New York City street with many ad agencies.
 ► “Despite Polaroid’s surprise in learning that it would have to replace BBDO, the company’s affection for Madison Avenue is not likely to change as it looks for an advertising agency to handle its $25-million consumer account.” (Adweek, Aug. 7, 1995, p. 3)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Madison Avenue — Madison Avenue, Blick nach Norden von der 40. Straße Die Madison Avenue ist eine Straße in New York City. Sie beginnt am Madison Square in Manhattan und ist wie der Platz nach James Madison, dem vierten Präsidenten der USA benannt. Vom Madison… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Madison Avenue — Mad‧i‧son Av‧e‧nue [ˌmædsn ˈævenjuː ǁ nuː] noun MARKETING the street in New York where many advertising and public relations agencies have offices, used also to talk about the US advertising and public relations industry as a whole: • a Madison …   Financial and business terms

  • Madison Avenue — values and business of advertising and public relations, 1954, from the street in Manhattan, laid out c.1836 and named for U.S. President James MADISON (Cf. Madison). The concentration of advertising agencies there seems to date from the 1940s …   Etymology dictionary

  • Madison Avenue — 1. a street in New York City, regarded as the center of the U.S. advertising industry ☆ 2. this industry, its practices, its influence, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Madison Avenue — 40° 46′ 39″ N 73° 57′ 40″ W / 40.7776, 73.9612 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Madison Avenue — 1. n. the style or image of the major U.S. center for advertising agencies. (The agencies are located on Madison Avenue in New York City.) □ It’s too much like Madison Avenue. We want a calm, sincere mood. □ This is plain old Madison Avenue. I… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • madison avenue — adjective Usage: usually capitalized M&A Etymology: from Madison avenue, New York city, the center of the American advertising business : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of the American advertising industry taking full advantage of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Madison Avenue — noun Etymology: Madison Avenue, New York City, former center of the American advertising business Date: 1952 the American advertising industry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Madison Avenue — Madison Av|en|ue a street in New York City that is famous as the centre of the advertising business. Its name is sometimes used to mean the US advertising business in general …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Madison Avenue — noun a) An avenue in Manhattan, New York, known as the center of the American advertising industry. b) This industry, whatever location …   Wiktionary

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