blockbusting

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Noun[edit]

blockbusting (uncountable)

  1. (US) A technique used to encourage people to sell their property by giving the impression that a neighborhood is changing for the worse, especially by implying a change in its racial makeup

Adjective[edit]

blockbusting (not comparable)

  1. Having the characteristics of a blockbuster; hugely successful.
    a blockbusting movie

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