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 Meanings and Examples of POSTER
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poster
 n.  sign posted in public place as an advertisement
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  A young girl was weeding in a field, where a huge yellow poster, probably of some outside spectacle, such as a parish festival, was fluttering in the wind.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WHAT IS MET WITH ON THE WAY FROM NIVELLES
2  This poster, illuminated by the theatre lanterns, struck him; for, although he was walking rapidly, he halted to read it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S INTELLIGE...
3  Kennicott read the poster and to Calibree admired, "Strong lodge, the Beavers."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  Or, should you feel a yearning to leave behind you posterity, take in marriage a good woman who shall bring you, not money, but an aptitude for simple, modest domestic life.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
5  The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
6  Let our remotest posterity recall your achievements this day with pride.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVI
7  Kutuzov replied: "I should be cursed by posterity were I looked on as the initiator of a settlement of any sort."
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER II
8  And the exile, separated from the beloved France so dear to his heart, died a lingering death on that rock and bequeathed his great deeds to posterity.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
9  For small erections may be finished by their first architects; grand ones, true ones, ever leave the copestone to posterity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  Yea, more than equally, thought Ahab; since both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
11  The orator, or the politician, who can produce such a state of things, is commonly popular with his contemporaries, however he may be treated by posterity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
12  As I went with them the memory of my confident anticipations of a profoundly grave and intellectual posterity came, with irresistible merriment, to my mind.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
13  There was a celebrated Fourier at the Academy of Science, whom posterity has forgotten; and in some garret an obscure Fourier, whom the future will recall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
14  The law, that was to govern Adam, was the same that was to govern all his posterity, the law of reason.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  In the Council of Ministers the question was agitated whether vignettes representing slack-rope performances, which adorned Franconi's advertising posters, and which attracted throngs of street urchins, should be tolerated.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
Example Sentence:
1  Zidane has become the poster child for a whole generation of French-born youths of North African extraction.
2  Each poster is signed by the artist.
3  The students put up a poster on the bulletin board.
4  He was also carrying an orange poster on a pole, urging a vote for the local Liberal Democrat candidate.
5  The poster don't stick even though I drench it with glue.
6  The women's group running the poster campaign says that's because Turkey is still a very patriarchal society, a place where politics is seen as man's work.
7  The women's group running the poster campaign says that's because Turkey is still a very patriarchal society, a place where politics is seen as man's work and women are far less likely to have the funds needed to run for election.
8  Central Florida has become the poster child for this issue, courtesy of the 23-game winning streak that has shone a light on the inequality in the sport.
9  Digg, the "social news" site which was once the poster child for Web 2.0 and valued at up to $175m, has been sold to New York technology development company Betaworks for just $500,000 in cash plus equity.
10  After all, what we term posterity is but a drop of water in the ocean of Time.
11  All her fellow demonstrators were busily making posters and handing out flyers, inspired by her ardent enthusiasm for the cause.
12  Katya's zeal was contagious; soon all her fellow students were busily making posters, inspired by her ardent enthusiasm for the cause.
13  The truth was slightly more prosaic. A State Department official had used the FBI's “Wanted” posters in a test for passport fraud.
14  Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas.