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Antonyms for promotion
prəˈmoʊ ʃən

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term promotion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging(noun)

    a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution

    "the packaging of new ideas"


    publicity, promotional material, advancement, furtherance, forwarding, packaging

  2. promotion(noun)

    act of raising in rank or position


    publicity, promotional material, advancement, furtherance, forwarding, packaging

  3. promotion, furtherance, advancement(noun)

    encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something


    promotional material, advancement, forwarding, furtherance, procession, packaging, progress, advance, publicity, onward motion, progression, forward motion

  4. forwarding, furtherance, promotion(noun)

    the advancement of some enterprise

    "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"


    publicity, advancement, promotional material, furtherance, forwarding, packaging

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. promotion

    hinderance, obstruction, impediment, retardation

    furtherance, advancement, encouragement, preferment, elevation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. promotion(n)

    preferment, exaltation, advancement, furtherance, aggrandizement, brevet

Editors Contribution

  1. detention

    referring to the instances of examination the promotion/detention of the students are considered.

    though mr. x has been promoted to the higher class his close friend mr. y has been detained.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 5, 2020  

How to use promotion in a sentence?

  1. Lori Scott-Sheldon:

    We also want to engage Greek leaders in health promotion initiatives, making sure that they have a place at the table and are part of the solution.

  2. Yue Qian:

    The Chinese government's The Chinese government that we have laws to regulate general relations in the labor market — but The Chinese government also depends on enforcement, if there is no strong enforcement of those regulations, it's really easy for employers to make gender-based hiring and promotion decisions.

  3. Thorsten J. Pattberg:

    As a rule, for any society that is single-mindedly interested in its own promotion and thus survival, it would have to have a huge population and it would have to send its people out, not letting too many others in.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    True Philanthropist is selfless at heart, and doesn't let her/his left hand know what the right hand is doing; so that the noble act of giving remains an absolute secret. Self-promotion of charitable acts is against the true spirit of Philanthropy, in my view.

  5. Jessica Martucci:

    We're not making any statements against the recommendation of breast-feeding overall, but are instead suggesting that the language of 'the natural' in breast-feeding promotion is slippery and potentially harmful to other public health goals, like vaccination.

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