anti-imperialist

[ an-tee-im-peer-ee-uh-list, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti ɪmˈpɪər i ə lɪst, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun

an opponent of imperialism.

adjective

opposed to imperialism.

Nearby words

  1. anti-hbs,
  2. anti-hero,
  3. anti-icer,
  4. anti-id,
  5. anti-idiotype,
  6. anti-infective,
  7. anti-inflammatory,
  8. anti-inflationary,
  9. anti-intellectual,
  10. anti-intellectualism

Origin of anti-imperialist

First recorded in 1895–1900

Related formsan·ti-im·pe·ri·al·ism, nounan·ti-im·pe·ri·al·is·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for anti-imperialist

anti-imperialist

adjective

opposed to imperialismanti-imperialist movements

noun

a person who is opposed to imperialism
Derived Formsanti-imperialism, noun

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Word Origin and History for anti-imperialist

anti-imperialist

adj.

1898, American English, in debates about the Spanish-American War, from anti- + imperialist. Related: Anti-imperialism.

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