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antigovernment

[an-tee-guhv-ern-muh nt, -er-muh nt, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈgʌv ərn mənt, -ər mənt, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
opposed to or in rebellion against an existing government.
2.
of or relating to a political group, military force, etc., seeking to replace or overthrow an existing government.
Origin of antigovernment
Related forms
antigovernmental, adjective
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  • Over here it has come through misuse to denote a peculiar class whose reaction is antigovernment.

Contemporary definitions for antigovernment
adjective

going against a current government or administration

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