viral UK US /ˈvaɪrəl/ adjective INTERNET, MARKETING
spreading or becoming popular very quickly through communication from one person to another, especially on the internet: viral ad/advertising »

In the future, he predicts, viral ads will offer even more participation.


All their clever targeted viral campaigning may ultimately be less effective than good old mass marketing.


From viral video to text-message campaigns and avatar sales reps, futuristic marketing tools are quickly becoming commonplace.

go viral — Cf. go viral

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • viral — VIRÁL, Ă, virali, e, adj. (biol.) Virotic. – Din fr. viral. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 16.09.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  VIRÁL adj. v. virotic. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  virál adj …   Dicționar Român

  • viral — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo a vírus. 2. Causado por vírus (ex.: hepatite viral). 3.  [Figurado] Que, tal como um vírus, tem a capacidade de se espalhar (ex.: publicidade viral).   ‣ Etimologia: vírus + al …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • viral — (adj.) of the nature of, or caused by, a virus, 1948, see VIRUS (Cf. virus) …   Etymology dictionary

  • viral — adj. Perteneciente o relativo a los virus …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • viral — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of the nature of, caused by, or relating to a virus or viruses. DERIVATIVES virally adverb …   English terms dictionary

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