anti-Semitism

[ an-tee-sem-i-tiz-uhm, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈsɛm ɪˌtɪz əm, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun

discrimination against or prejudice or hostility toward Jews.

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Origin of anti-Semitism

First recorded in 1880–85
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Cultural definitions for anti-Semitism

anti-Semitism
[ (an-tee-sem-uh-tiz-uhm, an-teye-sem-uh-tiz-uhm) ]

Prejudice or hatred against Jews (see also Jews), a Semitic race. (See Arab-Israeli conflict and Nazis.)

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