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Antifa

or an·ti·fa

[ an-tee-fuh, an-ti-fuh, an-tee-fah, ]
/ ænˈti fə, ˈæn tɪ fə, ˈæn ti fɑ, /
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noun
a political movement whose followers are left-wing activists who oppose fascist authoritarianism, capitalism, and extreme right-wing ideologies such as nationalism, xenophobia, and white supremacy (often used attributively): Antifa protesters marched on a far-right demonstration, with police intervening to stop the opposing sides from clashing.
a group of such activists, or a member of such a group.
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Origin of Antifa

First recorded in 1945–50; from German Antifa, shortening of Antifaschismus “antifascism” and antifaschistisch “antifascist”; see origin at anti-, fascism, fascist
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