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[an-tee-fawr-uh-niz-uh m, -for-, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈfɔr əˌnɪz əm, -ˈfɒr-, ˌæn taɪ-/
the policy or practice of showing hostility toward foreigners, foreign customs, etc.
Origin of antiforeignism
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antiforeign, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Now you know how "indemnities" are raised, and how "anti-foreign feeling" is aroused.

    Peking Dust Ellen N. La Motte
  • In the meantime Shooiski instigated an anti-foreign reaction.

    The Story of Moscow Wirt Gerrare
  • In his view, education is rapidly conquering the form of ignorance in which anti-foreign movements have their root.

  • In the second half of 1900 an anti-foreign and anti-dynastic rebellion, breaking out in Shantung, spread Chinese Crisis of 1900.

  • Was there not an anti-foreign sentiment in Japan forty years ago?

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • It need not be thought strange that there is an anti-foreign sentiment in China.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • Their idea was to return to Hongkong and remain there until the anti-foreign feeling had grown less strong.

  • George explained the vases had been discovered by his uncle during one of the anti-foreign riots in China many years ago.

    A Drake by George! John Trevena
  • Even Chosiu was not at first so fierce an anti-foreign clan as it became later on.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • It is, however, a remarkable fact that he was in his youth one of the most ardent participators of the anti-foreign party.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu

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