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Synonyms for tout

Synonyms for tout

to increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

Synonyms for tout

someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way

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one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)

advertize in strongly positive terms

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Touting is a really big problem in Paphos and we are trying to do everything within our power to ensure we stop these illegal activities.
Don Foster, the party's culture, media and sport spokesman said: "The FA needs help to combat touting but with less than 30 prosecutions each year, the Government just isn't taking this problem seriously.
The former Minister for Sport Jim McDaid had said publicly that he was not in favour of ticket touting and was looking at ways of trying to stamp it out.
The Action for Better Government, founded just 20 days ago by Allan Cameron, a development consultant and longtime Santa Clarita political activist, also sent out two glossy brochures touting McLean's candidacy, one through a separate political action committee, while the other named McLean, Ferry and Heidt as the best choices in the election.
Ticket touting is illegal in Japan and the authorities are working hard to identify ticket touts and restrict their activities.
Insp Geoff Wlliams of Chester Police said: "Historically, there was never a problem with touting at racecourses because there were always enough tickets to meet demand.
This paper's campaign on touting has already gone right to heart of it at Westminster.
Menzel was fined pounds 535 after admitting a charge of ticket touting under Section 31 of the London and Paralympic Games Act 2006.
Insp Geoff Williams said: "Historically, there was never a problem with touting at racecourses because there were always enough tickets to meet demand.
Police are involved in an investigation of alleged ticket touting.
Every SNP MP elected in this general election, backed by the Scottish Government, will press the UK Government for the devolution of consumer protection powers against ticket touting and will seek a ban on software used by touts which instantly purchases large volumes of tickets.
Insp Geoff Wlliams said: "Historically, there was never a problem with touting at racecourses because there were always enough tickets to meet demand.
He now says a closely monitored fan-only trading arena is needed to get away from touting.
Chief Supt Chris Bourlet, the top policeman at Wimbledon, admitted: "We are not going to stop the touting businesses by doing what we do.