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antiestablishment

[ an-tee-i-stab-lish-muhnt, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti ɪˈstæb lɪʃ mənt, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective
opposed to or working against the existing power structure or mores, as of society or government: Antiestablishment candidates promised to disband the army, Congress, and the cabinet if elected.
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Origin of antiestablishment

First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + establishment
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British Dictionary definitions for antiestablishment

anti-Establishment

adjective
opposed to established authority
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