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English definition of “publicity stunt”

publicity stunt

noun [C]
 
 
disapproving MARKETING
something unusual that is done to attract people's attention to a particular person, product, or organization: The all-night debate is nothing more than a publicity stunt.
(Definition of publicity stunt from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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