negative option

noun

Definition of negative option

: a provision in a mail-order contract (as of a book club) that requires the customer either to return a refusal card within a specified time or to accept the current selection

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First Known Use of negative option

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Negative option.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/negative%20option. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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