demarketing

[ dee-mahr-ki-ting ]
/ diˈmɑr kɪ tɪŋ /

noun

advertising that urges the public to limit the consumption of a product, as at a time of shortage.

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Origin of demarketing

First recorded in 1970–75; de- + marketing
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