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blockbusting

block·bust·ing

blockbusting

pronunciation:
blak buh stIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: having overwhelming force or effectiveness.
blockbusting enthusiasm
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the practice of inducing white homeowners to sell their property at low cost by appealing to racist fears of an influx of blacks or other minorities.
definition 2: the renting or selling of property to a black person in an all-white neighborhood.