[ an-tee-puh-loo-shuhn, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti pəˈlu ʃən, ˌæn taɪ- /
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designed to prevent or reduce environmental pollution: antipollution laws; an antipollution campaign.
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British Dictionary definitions for antipollution
/ (ˌæntɪpəˈluːʃən) /
(of measures, policies, etc) designed to combat pollution and its causes
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