What is the opposite of promotion?

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Opposite of the publicizing of a product, organization, or venture so as to increase sales or public awareness
“People have lost their jobs over derogatory remarks made in blogs, but can you be sued for libel or defamation?”
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Opposite of the action of promoting or being promoted to a higher position or rank
“The two men also would face non-judicial punishments, which could include a loss of pay or demotion in rank.”
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Opposite of the encouragement of, or an activity that encourages, a cause, venture, or aim
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Opposite of a piece of publicity promoting a product, event, or establishment
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Opposite of a notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy
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Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
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Opposite of extravagant or intensive publicity or promotion
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Opposite of the giving out of information about a product, person, or company for advertising or promotional purposes
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Opposite of a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behavior of large numbers of people
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Opposite of financial or material help given
“The greatest hindrance to the development of rural patriotism is that very prevalent and quite contagious disease, urbanitis.”
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Opposite of practical, moral or emotional help or support given
“Though Dean was the only one of eight children in his family who wanted to continue with farming, he got nothing but discouragement from his parents.”
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Opposite of backing or support received from, or provided by, someone
“Do so at your peril, and incur his wrath at your discretion.”
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Opposite of the degree to which, in a given society, an individual's, family's, or group's social status can change throughout the course of their life through a system of social hierarchy or stratification
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Opposite of a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
“A proliferation of media outlets emerged to serve specialized interests and constituencies as a consequence of economic reform.”
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Opposite of financial assistance or advice
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Opposite of the action or process of nurturing or cultivating someone or something
“He delivered a powerful moment of emotion when he spoke about coming from a life of neglect but forgave his mother because of her own inauspicious upbringing.”
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