Noun promotion has 4 senses
  1. promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging - a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    --1 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --1 is a part of marketing
    --1 has particulars:
     buildup; public relations, PR; endorsement, indorsement, blurb; book jacket, dust cover, dust jacket, dust wrapper; ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plug; sales talk, sales pitch, pitch; ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert; sales promotion
    Derived form: verb promote3
  2. promotion - act of raising in rank or position
    --2 is a kind of
    Antonyms: demotion
    --2 has particulars: ennoblement; preferment; investment, investiture
    Derived form: verb promote2
  3. promotion, furtherance, advancement - encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
    --3 is a kind of encouragement
    Derived form: verb promote1
  4. forwarding, furtherance, promotion - the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
    --4 is a kind of advancement, progress
    Derived form: verb promote1