a clause in a sales contract, as for a series of books or records, that provides that merchandise will be sent periodically to the subscriber unless he or she notifies the company in writing that it is not wanted.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of negative option
First recorded in 1970–75
OTHER WORDS FROM negative optionneg·ative-op·tion, adjective
Words nearby negative option
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